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Author Guidelines

Journal Borneo firstly published in 2021, is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes research articles, review articles, as well as short communication in various sciences technology, and health fields, including Pharmacy, Nurse, Public Health, Technology.

Journal Borneo accepts research articles, review articles, and short communication in Bahasa or English. For review articles, the author has at least published at least 2 original research articles related to the field reviewed in reputable national/international journals and listed in the bibliography. Journal Borneo is managed and published in Tarakan by Politeknik Kaltara, three times a year.

Article Preparation

Journal Borneo welcomes full research articles, review articles, and short communications.  Full research articles - original research articles which have not been published previously should, in general, be about 3000-5000 words (12 printed pages) including figures and tables (with a maximum of 6 figures or tables). Review articles – the review should not exceed 5000 words including figures and tables (with a maximum of 6 figures or tables). Short communications - Short communications should not exceed 2000 words (4 printed pages) with a maximum of 3 figures or tables.

The article should be prepared using common word processor software (e.g. Microsoft-Word®), prepared in English language, type single column in Times New Roman font with a size of 12, space of 1.5, the page size of A4, left and top margins of 2 cm, right and bottom margin of 2 cm. To avoid unnecessary errors the authors are strongly advised to use the "spell-check" and "grammar-check" functions of the word processor.

Template file of the article could be downloaded:

  1. Manuscript (English)
  2. Manuscript (Bahasa)
  3. Author statements

Article Processing Charge

In order to ensure the continuity of system management, since October 2022, each published article will be charged a fee of Rp. 200,000 per article.

Submission Preparation Checklist

All submissions must meet the following requirements.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • Copyright transfer agreement form file will upload with the manuscript


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