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Author Guidelines


a. Articles are the result of community service activities
b. The article has never been published or is not accepted to be published
c. Articles are typed 1.5 spaces using quarto paper (A4) and type Times New Roman font size 12
d. Articles are written in Indonesian or English using a variety of scientific languages
e. Articles consist of 8-15 pages, including references and attachments
f. The article is accompanied by a statement from the author that the article written is truly an original work of his own and does not contain elements of plagiarism
g. Articles are sent in softcopy using the Microsoft word application to email [email protected] and [email protected]

a. The title consists of 15-20 words
b. The author's name (without an academic degree) is accompanied by an email address and the name of the institution
c. Abstract written in Indonesian and English. Abstract consists of 150-200 words and in it is described about problems, methods, and conclusions.
d. Keywords (keywords) each 3-5 words
e. Author's personal information

(1) Facts underlying or inspiring the implementation of PkM activities
(2) Efforts that have been made by other parties
(3) The purpose of PkM activities
(1) Factual and actual problems, problems, challenges or community needs
(2) Describe the problem, problem, or basic needs in the community related to the target activity
(1) Describe the method used to solve a problem, challenge, or problem. In this case, one type of method or a combination of several methods can be used. Some examples of methods are as follows. Community Education, used for activities, such as
a) training such as in-house training;
b) counseling aimed at increasing understanding and awareness, and so on
c) counseling about the substance of the activities accompanied by demonstrations or pilots for their realization,
d) training in the operation of systems or equipment
e) the formation of new entrepreneurial groups
f) providing certified services to the community
Consultation, used for activities in which problems or needs in the community are solved through synergism with universities
Mediation, is used for activities in which PkM implementers position themselves as mediators of related parties and jointly resolve existing problems in the community
Advocacy: used for activities in the form of assistance
- Science and Technology Diffusion: used for activities that produce products for consumers
- Science and Technology Simulation: used for activities whose main work is information systems or the like. This activity is intended to explain something that cannot be done clearly
- Science and Technology Substitution: Used for activities that offer new science and technology that is more modern and efficient than old science and technology
Other suitable methods

(2) Data Collection Techniques
(3) Data Analysis Techniques
(4) Location, time, and duration of the activity

Explain and elaborate on:
(1) Terminology or model (for services, new skills, and socio-cultural engineering), dimensions and specifications (for goods / equipment) which become the main output or focus of activities used as solutions provided to the community, both directly and indirectly
(2) Documentation relevant to services or goods as the main output or focus of PkM activities (photos, tables, graphs, charts, pictures, etc.)
(3) Strengths and weaknesses of the main output or focus of the activity if it is seen to be in accordance with the conditions of the community in the location of the community services activity
(4) The level of difficulty of the implementation of activities (training, mediation and consultation, education and advocacy) as well as the production of goods, and opportunities

(1) state the level of achievement of the target activities in the field
(2) expressing the appropriateness or appropriateness of the problems / problems and the needs / challenges faced, with the method applied
(3) express the impact and benefits of activities
(4) make recommendations for the next community services activity

Bibliography is written based on the APA (American Psychological Association) model. Examples are as follows.

Harun, Nur Istiyan. (2019). Indonesian Political System. Gorontalo: Gorontalo University Press.

Marzaman, Atika. (2018). Political Economy. Gorontalo: Gorontalo: Hansio


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 Insan Cita – Jurnal Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat agree to the following terms: 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 acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. 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 this journal. 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

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 100.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.