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Author Guidelines

Gorontalo Development Review is a journal published officially by the Faculty of Economics, Gorontalo University. The purpose of the publication of this journal is a publication that can provide information for academics, the government and the public regarding economic development issues.

Gorontalo Development Review will only publish scientific articles that meet the requirements and conditions determined by the Editorial Board, as follows



a. Manuscripts are summaries of research results from both internal and external grants.

b. The manuscript has been written in the form of a ready and printable PDF format according to the template provided.

c. The maximum PDF file size is 5MB.

d. Manuscripts are written in Indonesian or English with letters: Bookman Old Style; size: 11; style: normal. The length of the script is around 8-15 pages and typed 1 space between paragraphs, and setting 1 column.

e. Title, Author Identity, and Abstracts are also written in 1 column.

f. The paper size is A4 with the width of the margins (margins) is 3.5 cm for the upper, lower and left borders, while the right is 2.0 cm.

g. Manuscripts in the word document format sent by the author must be adapted to the author guidelines and journal templates listed in the Gorontalo Development Review journal and the author is asked to independently submit the writing in the link provided as follows: id / index.php / gdrev



a. An initial part: title, author's name, abstraction.

b   Main section: contains Introduction, Hypothesis (if any), Method / Method of research, Research Results and Discussion, and Closing.

c The final part: thank you (if any), symbol description (if any), and bibliography.



a. Titles are printed in capital letters, bold with Bookman letters Old Style; size: 15; style: normal, alignment: flat left.

b. Title 2 languages: Indonesian and English

c. The maximum number of words is 15 words.

d. The author's name is written under the title without title, it should not be abbreviated, beginning with a capital letter, without beginning with the word "by", the order of the author is the first author followed by the second, third and so on.

e. The author's name is written in letters: Bookman Old Style; bold; size: 10; style: normal, alignment: right alignment.

f. The name of the college and the e-mail address (e-mail) of all authors are written under the author's name with the Bookman letter Old Style; size: 10; style: normal, alignment: right alignment.



a. The abstract is written in English, contains the core problems/background/ purpose of the research, the way of research/problem solving, and the results obtained. The abstract word is bold.

b. The number of words in the abstract is not more than 250 words and typed 1 space.

c. The abstract font is Bookman Old Style; size: 10; style: normal, presented on the left and flat right, presented in one paragraph, and written without indent at the beginning of the sentence.

d. The abstract is equipped with Keywords consisting of 3-5 words/phrases (exp: government, local government) which are the core of the description of abstraction. The word Keyword is bold.



a. Each subtitle is written in Bookman letters Old Style; size: 11 and bold.

b. The new paragraph is written indented with indent-first line 0.75 cm, between paragraphs not given spaces.

c. Foreign words are written in italics.

d. All numbers are written with numbers, except at the beginning of sentences and integers less than ten must be spelled.

e. Tables and drawings must be clearly explained and numbered.



Writing literature using the Harvard Referencing Standard system. Everything listed in the bibliography must be referred to in the text. Reference updates are preferred.


a. Book

[1] Author 1, Author 2, etc. (Last name, abbreviated first name). Year of publication. Italic Title. Edition, Publisher. Publication Place.


O'Brien, J.A. and. J.M. Marakas. 2011. Management Information Systems. 10. Edition of McGraw-Hill. New York-USA.


b. Journal Article

[2] Author 1, Author 2 and so on, (Last name, first name abbreviated). Year of publication. Article title. Name of the Oblique Print Journal. Vol. Number. Page Range.


Cartlidge, J. 2012. Crossing boundaries: Using fact and fiction in adult learning. The Journal of Artistic and Creative Education. 6 (1): 94-111.


c. Conference Proceedings

[3] Author 1, Author 2 ff, (Last name, first name abbreviated). Year of publication. Article title. Conference Name. Date, Month and Year, City, Country. Page.


Michael, R. 2011. Integrating innovation into enterprise architecture management. Proceeding on Tenth International Conference on Informatic Wirt-shafts. 16-18 February 2011, Zurich, Switzerland. Thing 776-786.


d. Thesis or Dissertation

[4] Author (Last name, first name abbreviated). Year of publication. Title. Thesis, Thesis, or Dissertation. University.


Soegandhi. 2009. Application of bankruptcy model in regional companies in East Java. Thesis. Faculty of Economics, Joyonegoro University, Surabaya.


e. Source of Reference from the Website

[5] Author. Year. Title. Address Uniform Resources Locator (URL). Date accessed.


Ahmed, S. and A. Zlate. Capital flows to emerging market economies: A brave new world? .Http: // Retrieved 18 June 2013.



a. Writing Formulas

Mathematical formulas are clearly written with Microsoft Equation or other similar and numbered applications.

b. Writing Tables

Tables are numbered in the order of presentation (Table 1, etc.), without the right or left border. The table title is written at the top of the table with a center justified.

c. Picture

Pictures are numbered in the order of presentation (Fig. 1, etc.). The image title is placed below the center justified image.


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. The submission article has been in accordance with GOLDER's Guidelines
  4. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Copyright Notice

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work under licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.


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