THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL is a peer reviewed that mediate the dissemination of researchers in Society Development and Engagement. The journal is published by LPPM of Narotama University Surabaya.
The Editorial goal is to provide a forum exchange and an interface between researchers and practitioners in any Society Development and Engagement related field.
We accept submission from all over the world. All submitted articles shall never been published elsewhere, original and not under consideration for other publication.
THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL published twice in a year, March and September
 
Focus and Scope
THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL aims to provide a forum for international researchers on applied Society Development and Engagement to publish the original articles.
The scope of THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL are Society Development and Engagement.
THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL accept submission from all over the world. All accepted articles will be published on payment of an article-processing charge, and will be freely available to all readers with worldwide visibility and coverage.
 Section Policies
Articles

Open Submissions

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Open Submissions

Indexed

Peer Reviewed

 
Peer Review Process
In the reviewing process, there are at least two reviewers for each manuscript in the related topic. In addition, author(s) can also propose the candidate of reviewers. Judgement from the first reviewer will be main priority for editor to make decision, if there are only two reviewers. In case of three reviewers, decision will be made from at least two reviewers. Three weeks will be needed for reviewer to complete one round reviewing process.
Generally, the candidate of reviewers will be chosen based on their reputation in the international publication number and quality. Next step, The Editor send the invitation letter for each candidate of reviewer. After the candidate of reviewer informed their availabilities for reviewing process, Editor create account for each reviewer and then send manuscript by OJS.
All reviewing process are in blind review and managed by editor in the OJS.
 
Publication Frequency
THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL published twice in a year, March and September
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options,
  • Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA)
 
Archiving
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.
 
Online Submissions
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Author Guidelines
THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL, is a proper channel for publication of papers in Society Development and Engagement. Manuscripts reporting experimentation or research in field crops will be accepted for review as papers.
 
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
An acceptable manuscript will meet the following general criteria: it reports a worthwhile contribution to science, sound methodology was used and is explained with sufficient detail so that other capable scientists could repeat the experiments. Conclusions are supported by data, manuscripts is concise, well written, and understandable.
 
MANUSCRIPT FORMAT
Manuscript should be uploaded to THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL system and arranged in standard format, Title, Authors, Address and Email, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgment and References. Typed at one side of white paper of A4 size, in single column, 1.5 space line, 10 point Arial font and should be given line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2 cm.
 
MANUSCRIPT TITLE
The title of the paper should be concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formula where possible. It should be written clearly and concisely describing the contents of the research.
AUTHORS
Manuscript has main author and co authors with full name of the author and co-authors (no abbreviation), includes address (es) and email addresses clearly.
ABSTRACT
The abstract comes after title page in the manuscript. Abstract must be integrated and independent which is consist of introduction and purpose, methods, results, conclusion and suggestion. However the abstract should be written as a single paragraph without these headers. For this reason, References should be avoided. Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. Abstract must be written using 150 until 200 words which has no reference and accompanied keywords.
KEYWORDS
The keywords should be avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts. Do not use words or terms in the title as keywords. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Keywords should not more than 5 words or phrases in alphabetical order.
INTRODUCTION
State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. Explain how you addressed the problem and clearly state the aims of your study. As you compose the introduction, think of readers who are not experts in this field. Introduction must be written using 750 until 1000 words
MATERIALS AND METHODS
It should be mention time and place of research in first part. All materials and methods that used such chemical for analysis, treatment and experimental design must be stated clearly and briefly. State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. A Theory section should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lays the foundation for further work. a Calculation section represents a practical development from a theoretical basis. Materials and methods must be written using 400 until 600 words.
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
Result and discussion must be written in the same part. They should be presented continuously start from the main result to the supporting results and equipped with a discussion. Unit of measurement used should follow the prevailing international system. All figures and tables placed separately at the end of  manuscript pages and should be active and editable by editor.
 
CONCLUSION
Conclusion should be explained clearly. Suggestion placed after conclusion contains a recommendation on the research done or an input that can be used directly by consumer. Conclusion and suggestion must be written using 40 until 80 words.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
State the grant source and the person to whom the grant was given. Name the person to help you work.
 
REFERENCES
The author-year notation system is required and completed. All reference mentioned should be written down in reference using American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z. Articles have 10 recent references or over and 80% is journal. The most of references are primary ones (last ten years). Unpublished data and personal communication should not be cited as literature citations. “In Press” articles that have been accepted for publication may be cited in references. Include in the citation the journal in which the “in press” article will appear and the publication date, if a date is available.
Example
Reference to a Journal Publication:
Abdallah, E. H., Musa, Y., Mustafa, M., Sjahril, R., & Riadi, M. (2013). Comparison between hydro- and osmo-priming to determine period needed for priming indicator and its effect on germination percentage of aerobic rice cultivars (Oryza sativa L.). AGRIVITA Journal of Agricultural Science, 38(3), 222-230. http://doi.org/10.17503/agrivita.v38i3.886

Reference to a Book:
Bolda, M. L., Tourte, L., Klonskyk, K. M., & de Moura, R. L. (2005). Sample cost to produce fresh market rasberries. Berkeley, US: University of California Cooperative extension.
Reference to a Chapter in an Edited Book:
Tuong, T. P., & Bouman, B. A. M. (2003). Rice production in water-scarce environments. In W. Kijne, R. Barker, & D. Molden (Eds.), Water productivity in agriculture: Limits and opportunities for improvement (pp. 53–67). Manila, PH: CAB International.
Reference in Proceeding:
Hapsari, L. & Masrum, A. (2011). Diversity and characteristics of banana (Musa acuminata) diploid AA cultivars group collection of Purwodadi botanic garden. In D. Widyatmoko, D. M. Puspitaningtyas, R. Hendrian, Irawati, I. A. Fijridiyanto, J. R. Witono, R. Rosniati, S. R. Ariati, S. Rahayu, & T. Ng Praptosuwiryo (Eds.), Conservation of tropical plants: Current condition and future challenge. Paper presented at Proceedings of Seminar Cibodas Botanic Garden 159th Anniversary, Cibodas (pp. 225-229). Cibodas, ID: Indonesian Institute of Sciences
 
Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  1. Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL.
The copyright transfer agreement and publishing ethical statement gives the Publisher the permission of the author(s) to publish the Work, and it empowers the Publisher to protect the Work against unauthorized use and to properly authorize dissemination of the Work by means of printed publications, offprints, reprints,electronic files, licensed photocopies, microform editions, translations, document delivery and secondary information sources such as abstracting, reviewing and indexing services, including converting the Work into machine readable form and storing it in electronic databases. It also gives the author(s) broad rights of fair use.
The copyright transfer agreement and publishing ethical statement should be filled with respect to article and be signed originally and sent to the Editorial Office in the form of original mail, or scanned document file (softcopy).
  1. Authors must declare all such interests (or their absence) in writing upon submission of a?manuscript. This competing declaration includes conflicts or potential conflicts of all listed authors. If?any conflicts are declared, THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL will publish them with?the paper. In cases of doubt, the circumstance should be disclosed so that the editors may assess its?significance.
All the listed authors are requested to fill in completely all section.
  1. Authors must submit the competing interest and publication ethics forms at supplementary files.
  2. Authors must follow THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL template and guideline.
  3. The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or Word Perfect document file format.
  4. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  5. Typed at one side of white paper of A4 size, in single column, 1.5 space line, 10 point Arial font and should be given line numbers. Margins on all four sides are 2 cm. All figures and tables are placed at the end of manuscript pages.
  6. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in AUTHOR GUIDELINE, which is found in About the Journal.
  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  8. Authors must read the submission preparation check list carefully and obey THE SPIRIT OF SOCIETY JOURNAL requirements.
 
 
 
Copyright Notice
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
 
Privacy Statement
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
 
Author Fees
This journal charges the following author fees.
Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.