The Author’s Guideline of Racana

  1. Introduction

Pancasona is a national scientific journal that is open to discover innovation, creativity, and novelty. Pancasona is a peer reviewed journal published by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities-Universitas PGRI Adi Buana Surabaya. This journal aims to facilitate the publication of scientific results of community service in Indonesia and to participate in improving the quality and quantity of community service for academics and researchers. Pancasona is published every xxx and xxx by publishing the results of community service in all scientific fields.

This journal has been indexed on Google Scholar. Pancasona Editors invite you to submit your manuscript for publication in this journal. Example of an article writing format click here

  1. General Guidelines for Manuscripts

The general guidelines for manuscript manuscripts are as follows:

  1. The manuscript is the result of authentic community service that has never been opened in other publications or publishers.
  2. Standard accepted manuscripts are written in Indonesian;
  3. The expected text manuscript was written as the template for this article. The article is written on A4 size paper (210x297 mm), with the following special margins: left 40 mm, right 30 mm, bottom 30 mm and top 30 mm, Arial theme font, 12pt font size, and 1.5 lin spacing.
  4. Manuscripts are typed using Microsoft Word program on A4 paper, about 3,000-5,000 words including pictures, tables and references.
  5. The manuscript does not contain elements of plagiarism. Editors will immediately reject texts that indicate plagiarism. We use plagiarism software to check your manuscript.
  6. The manuscript consists of five main headings: Introduction; Method (Method); Results (Results; Discussion), Conclusions and Suggestions, Bibliography (Reference);
  7. The title of the article should be as short as possible, and should represent the content of the manuscript;
  8. The author's name is written below the title, followed by the author and email address;
  9. Abstract written in Indonesian and English. Abstract does not exceed 200 words, writing a narrative consisting of goals/targets, methods, and results of community service;
  10. Keywords: words or phrases that are important, specific, or representative for the article and consist of 3-6 words;
  11. Manuscripts must be written in the following template.
  1. Manuscript Body Text Guidelines

Title of manuscript: The title should be informative and written in a concise and clear manner. It is impossible to have multiple interpretations. It must be appropriate to the problem to be discussed. The initial word is written in capital letters and is symmetrical. Article titles do not contain unusual abbreviations. The main meaning should be written first and followed by an explanation. Article titles must be written in twenty words, 12pt font size, in bold and in centered text format.

Abstract: Abstract must be written in a maximum of 200 words and followed by three to five keywords and arranged alphabetically. The abstract must contain the objectives of community service, methods, results, conclusions and limitations (optional). Abstract is written in 1 space and 11 Arial font size.

Introduction: The introduction should contain (in its entirety and sequentially) the general background and literature as the basis for the new community service, the statement of the new scientific article, the main problem, and the hypothesis. At the end of the introduction, the purpose of the writing should be stated. They should be indicated in the literature to indicate a brand new scientific article.

Method: The method describes how the service is carried out, including the design of the service, data collection, implementation of the service and the method of analysis. This section must be notified.

Findings and Discussion: This section consists of the results of community service and how to discuss them. The results obtained from community service must be supported by sufficient data. The results of community service and findings must be the answers or hypotheses of community service or questions that have been previously stated in the introduction.

Conclusion: This is the last section which contains conclusions, limitations and recommendations. The conclusion will inform the results of community service, the purpose of community service and the findings of community service. Conclusions should not only contain results and discussion. It must be a summary of the results of community service as expected by the author in the purpose of community service or a hypothesis. The limitations of community service and recommendations contain deficiencies in community service and suggestions related to further ideas of community service.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments to those who support community service (sponsors and respondents). Families and supervisors are not allowed in this section.

References: All references used in the article must be listed in this section. In this section, all references used must be taken from primary sources published in the last ten years. Each article must have at least ten references and cite Pancasona articles, at least 3 articles.

  1. The Guidelines for the Citations and References

All data or citations presented in articles taken from articles of other authors must be the object of the reference source. Referrals should use a reference management application such as Mendeley, End Note, or Zotero. The writing format used in Pancasona follows the format adopted by the APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association).

 The Online Submission Manuscript Guidelines

Manuscripts must be submitted by one of two systems (Second procedure is preferred):

  1. Documents must be submitted through the Online Submission System on the Pancasona E-journal portal.
  2. First, the author must register as an author or reviewer (check the role as author or reviewer) in "Register"
  3. After the registration step, login as an author, click "New Submission". The article stage consists of five stages, namely: (1). Start, (2). Posts Upload, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation.
  4. In the “Start” column, select Journal Section (Nearest Volume and Issue to be published), tick all checklists.
  5. In the "Upload Submission" column, upload the manuscript file in MSWord format in this column.
  6. In the "Enter Metadata" column, fill in all the author and sales data. Includes Journal Title, Abstract, Keyword, and Reference.
  7. In the “Upload Supplementary Files” column, authors are allowed to upload additional files, statement letters, or others.
  8. In the "Confirm" column, if the data you have entered are correct, then click "Finish Submission".
  9. If the author has difficulty in the submission process through the online system, please contact the Pancasona editorial team at