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Author Guidelines

Information for Author

Indonesian Journal of Biology Education is a journal managed by Biology Education Study Program, Faculty of Education and Teacher Training, Universitas Tidar. This journal accepts and publishes research articles that have not been previously published. The focus and scope of this journal are in the fields of Biology and Biology Education which include:

  1. Biology Learning
  2. Science (in Biology Topics) Learning
  3. Learning Resources/Teaching Materials/Biology Learning Media
  4. Biology Curriculum
  5. School Management/Biology Laboratory Management
  6. Biology Teacher Profession
  7. Biology Learning Evaluation
  8. Botany
  9. Zoology
  10. Ecology
  11. Genetics
  12. Microbiology
  13. Environmental Science
  14. Etnobiology/Science


The author can submit the article online through IJOBE webpage ( The publication stages from article submission, review, and publication can be fulfilled through the page. Correspondence between the author and the journal team can be done via email at

Some provisions that must be considered by the author in publishing articles in IJOBE include the following.

  1. The author must ensure that articles submitted to IJOBE are original articles that have not been published or under consideration of publication in other journals. In addition, the author must ensure that the submitted article does not contain elements of plagiarism. 
  2. The author who submits the manuscript to the IJOBE journal page has agreed to transfer copyright rights to Tidar University.
  3. The author must ensure that the articles are in the focus and scope of the journal and are formatted according to the IJOBE template. To facilitate the preparation of articles, use the provided template by copying and pasting text only in the template, adjusting to the style provided.


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. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with Indonesian Journal of Biology Education agree to the following terms: Authors retain copyright and grant Indonesian Journal of Biology Education right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) the work for any purpose, even commercially with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in Indonesian Journal of Biology Education. 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 acknowledgment of its initial publication in Indonesian Journal of Biology Education. 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).




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