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WRITING A JOURNAL

ARTICLE:
What students need to
know
by
Agung Sugiri
May 2014

Urban and Regional


Planning

Organisation
What is Scholarly Journal?
About Journal Ranks
About literature ranks
Why need to publish in (reputable)
journals?

How to publish my manuscript in


(reputable) journals?
How to improve my academic
writing skills?
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Scholarly Journal
Compilation of academic articles
Regularly published (registered
in ISSN)
Process: min. double blind-peer
review
Examples:
Tata Loka
Habitat
HDCA Journal

Scholarly Journal
Journal Ranks
Scopus: SJR Index
Thomson Reuter: Impact Factor
Microsoft Academic Search (MAS) Index
Proquest; Ebsco
DOAJ (Open Access)
Terakreditasi Nasional (Indonesia): Dikti;
LIPI
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Literature Ranks
Journal article
Book Chapter (in edited book)
Conference article (in
proceedings)
Working paper (published)
Book
Unpublished:
TA/thesis/dissertation; research
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Why need to publish in


journals?
discuss

How to publish in journals?


Do your research
Write your manuscript, which can
be
Part or progress of your research
Your complete research

Submit to a journal (on-line now)


Journal editorial boards decision:
Pass; go to blind reviewing process
Revision; then go to blind reviewing
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process

How to publish in journals?


Please be aware:
!!! : Usually happens because of
poor academic writing

How to publish in journals?


Blind reviewing/refereeing stage
(at least 2 referees)
Reviewers/referees decision:
Accepted as is; or
Accepted with minor revision; or
Accepted with major revision; or
Rejected.

Signing contract
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How to publish in journals?


Typesetting stage
Published

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How to improve my
academic writing skills?
Strengthen my logical reasoning
A lot of practice and make it a habit

Use English style although I write


in Bahasa Indonesia
Why English?

Improve my English writing skill


if I need to publish
internationally
next
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How to improve my
academic writing skills?
Structure of a journal article
Abstract structure?
Introduction structure?
Body structure?
Conclusion (and Recommendation)
structure?
Miscellaneous additions:
acknowledgement, references,
appendices, etc.

Example

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How to improve my
academic writing skills?
Start with a simple practice: A
Short Essay
REM: basic structure of every
essay introduction, body,
conclusion
Use this technique: design
statement
What is design statement?
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How to improve my
academic writing skills?
Practice
Write a design statement for this
topic: Faktor-faktor penyebab
kemacetan lalulintas di kota-kota
besar Indonesia dan usulan
pemecahan masalahnya.
At least 6 sentences
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How to improve my
academic writing skills?

Example of ideas on penyebab


kemacetan lalulintas:
Jalan sempit
Perilaku pengendara yang buruk

Example of ideas on resolving


the problem:
Pelebaran jalan
Penegakan hukum berlalulintas

Kunci Jawaban
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TERIMAKASIH
Agung Sugiri
May 2014

Urban and Regional


Planning