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Author Guidelines

  • Papers can be in the form of research results or conceptual writings.
  • The paper is typed using MS Word with the number of pages not exceeding 14 sheets in A4 format - single-sided paper, one space, two columns, top margin (2.54 cm), bottom (2.54 cm), left (2.54 cm). cm) and right (2.54 cm).
  • The font used is Book Antiqua 11pt.
  • The material in the paper includes the title, abstract, name of the author, institution, introduction, methodology, results and discussion, conclusion, bibliography, and appendix.
  • Each part of the material content does not need to be numbered chapter.
  • Papers can be written in Indonesian or in English.
  • The abstract is written in Indonesian and English with a maximum word count of 200 words.
  • I am writing label titles using left-aligned ones at the top of the table and number.
  • The font size in the table must be smaller than the body font size.
  • Writing the image's title is positioned at the bottom of the image and uses the centre alignment.
  • Papers are sent to the editor of the Gesture: Jurnal Seni Tari, Faculty of Languages and Arts, Universitas Negeri Medan no later than one month before publication.


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, URL for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 11-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 published with the Gesture: Jurnal Seni Tari agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the 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 the work with an acknowledgment 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 acknowledgment 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)


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