Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Lantanida Journal is a scientific communication forum for lecturers, teachers, students and educational observers to disseminate the results of studies of thought and research relevant to the field of study of chemical disciplines, chemical education and general education related fields of chemistry education. The Lantanida journal receives the manuscript for publication. Received texts will be reviewed by a team of editors and partners. The Reviewer Journal come from various universities, practitioners, professional organizations and related institutions.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Lantanida Journal Manuscript submission must be done electronically or by following the steps in the submission process in the Open Journal System provided in this journal site. Registration is required prior to submitting in the OJS portal. Editors will assign reviewers with the same interests. The review process uses Double-Blind Review Policy, whereas both the author's and the reviewer's identity will be kept anonymous.



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Author Guidelines

  1. The manuscript has not been published in magazines or other journals.

  2. Only 8 selected articeles will be published in each Lantanida Journal issue (16 articeles per volume).

  3. The manuscript is written in Bahasa Indonesia or English and is completed with abstracts of 100-150 words in English or Bahasa Indonesia. If the article is in Bahasa Indonesia then the abstract is in English or vice versa. Keywords are at least 3 words.

  4. The script is written with a length 10-16 pages A4 format, left margin, top, right, and bottom is 2.54 cm, typed with Font Times New Roman 12 pt, 1.5 line spacing, left-right (justify).

  5. The article contains the title, author name, abstract, keyword, introduction (containing the background of the problem, problem formulation, research objectives, research benefits and theoretical foundations), research methods, (contains research methods supported by theoretical foundations), research results and discussion (containing research results supported by theoretical foundations), conclusions, suggestions, and referrence.

  6. The manuscript is written using the standard scientific writing procedure (supplemented with bibliographic lists and necessary citations). The source of the quote is made in the form of a footnote, with rules: name (without title), title of book (italic), city, publisher, year of publication, and page number.

  7. Writing the title of the article no more than 15 words using capital letters and followed by the name of the author under it with the format center flat (center).

  8. Writing the author's identity on the title page contains the name (without title), the name of the institution, and the author's email.

  9. The chapter is written with capital letter, justify without number. Example: RESEARCH METHOD.

  10. Sub-section, is written with capital letter at the beginning of the word, justify without number, and not using numbering convension. Example: Conceptual Design Model.

  11. Numbering in text using Arabic numerals if the order is required, otherwise no numbering is required. Example: (1) readiness in learning, expected to be built through material summary feature, pre-recuisit material, simulator, and discussion among learners through forum; (2) the search for meaning, will be facilitated by the presentation of comprehensive teaching materials; (3) meaningful learning, ultimately expected to be created through repetitive repetition ...

  12. Pictures and tables should be placed as close as possible to the corresponding text. Avoid using color images and tables, because the journal will be printed in black and white. The image file must be included in .gif, .jpg, .bmp, .pct, .png, .psd format. All images and tables must be accompanied by a description and image number or table. Example: (1) Figure 1. Procedural method of learning development stage of puzzle game making. (2) Table 1. Summary of Homogeneity Test Results.

  13. Writing a reference list arranged alphabetically by the author's principal (last name in front). title of the book (italics). city ​​publisher: publisher. and the year it rises. If the referral source is an article in the journal, the title of the article is quoted and the name of the journal is italic. Examples: (1) Amsal, Azhar. (2014). Human and Science, The Concept Bebasis Al-Qur'an. Banda Aceh: Ar-Raniry Press. (2) Fitzgerlad, L.A. and van Eijinatten, F.M. (1998). "Letting Go For Control: The Art of Managing the Chaordic Enterprise". The International Journal of Business Transformation, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp 261-270. (3) Badlisyah,Teuku. (2014). "Application of Teaching Model Induced Concept Changes (M3PK) of Simson Tarigan and Cooperative Learning Type of STAD by Using Computer Based Multimedia in Improving the Tolerance and Learning Behavior of Buffer Solution on Student Class XI MAN". Lantanida Journal. http://jurnal.ar-raniry.ac.id/index.php/lantanida, accessed July 30, 2014.

  14. The manuscript is sent in a file with Microsoft Word (.doc) format or (.rtf) to Portal: jurnal.ar-raniry.ac.id/index.php/lantanida.


Publication Ethic Statement

The Lantanida Journal is a scientific communication forum for lecturers, teachers, students and educational observers to disseminate the results of studies of thought and research relevant to the field of study of chemical disciplines, chemical education and general education related fields of chemistry education. The Lantanida journal receives the manuscript for publication. Received texts will be reviewed by a team of editors and partners. The Reviewer Journal come from various universities, practitioners, professional organizations and related institutions.

Publisher Responsibility:

  1. Lantanida Journal as scientific journal publisher responsible to publish article after the process of editing, peer review and layouts in accordance with the rules of scientific journal publishing.
  2. Lantanida Journal responsible to guarantee academic freedom of editor and reviewer in running their job.
  3. Lantanida Journal responsible to keep privacy and protects intellectual property and copyright as well as editorial freedom.

The Editor Responsibility:

  1. The editor of Lantanida Journal responsible in deciding articles to be published through editorial council meeting. Editor is guided by policy council and journal editorial restricted by valid law concerning defamation, copyright violation and plagiarism.
  2. In the process of articles acceptance, editor team works based on similarity treatment.
  3. In the process of journal review and decision of publication (articles), the editor team does not discriminate any races, sexes, religions ethnic, citizenship, or ideology of political writer.
  4. Editor and editorial team will not open any information about manuscript or article except there is permits from authorship.
  5. A manuscript (articles) that is not published after proposed would not be used as research by editor and will be returned directly to the author.

Responsibility of the author:

  1. The Author should present an article or research results clearly, honest, and no- plagiarism, and manipulation of data.
  2. The author responsible to confirms articles that have been proposed and written.
  3. The writer must obey requirements of publication in the form of original paper, no-plagiarism , and has never been published in journal or other publication.
  4. The author must show reference of opinion and other literature being quoted.
  5. The author must write a manuscript or article by carrying ethic, honest and responsible as the valid scientific authorial regulation.
  6. The author is prohibited to send similar articles to more than one journal or publication.
  7. The author has no objection if article being corrected without changing basic idea or substance of article.

Reviewer by Partnership:

  1. Reviewer helps editor in making decisions on received article.
  2. Reviewer responsible to give recommendation on reviewed article.
  3. Review of script is done objectively and supported by clear argument.
  4. Reviewer maintain secrecy of information for personal gain.


Scientific Statement

The articles published in Lantanida Journal are scientifically proved, which follow the code of ethics in scientific publication. The code of ethics it self upholds three values of ethics in publications, namely, (1) Neutrality (free from conflicts of interest in public management). (2) Justice (giving the right of authorship to the beneficiary as the author). (3) Honesty (free from duplication, fabrication, falsification and plagiarism (DF2P) in the publication. The articles published also following certain procedures or orders, such as review and revision process that consistent with the journal’s regular review, to ensure that the quality is maintain properly.


Plagiarism Check

Lantanida Journal will check for plagiarism using various available tools, including Google Search and Plagiarism Checker


Author and Editing Fee

This journal does not charge for any submission, editing process, and publication of the manuscript. Published manuscrip will be able for viewing and download from this journal portal. However, we will charge the printed version and postal service fee upon personal or institutional requests.


Publication Frequency

Lantanida Journal is publish biannually (Januari-Juny and July-December)


Content Licensing, Copyright and Permissions

Lantanida Journal uses license CC-BY or an equivalent license as the optimal license for the publication, distribution, use, and reuse of scholarly work.

This license permits anyone to compose, repair, and make derivative creation even for commercial purposes, as long as they include the creation of credit without additional restriction.
In the development process Lantanida Journal recognizes that free access is better than paid access. Therefore, education journals provide open access to all the parties to broaden and deepen knowledge adequately through existing articles in this journal.

Creative Commons License
Lantanida Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Overlapping Publications

Authors should not submit the same manuscript, in the same or different languages, simultaneously to other journal. All articles that have submitted to Lantanida Journal is belong to the journal. Authors who attempt duplicate publication without such notification should expect at least prompt rejection of the submitted manuscript. If the editor was not aware of the violations and the article has already been published, then the article might warrant retraction with or without the author’s explanation or approval. All the Lantanida Journal contents may rewriting as long as for educating purposes by mentioning source. Meanwhile for other intention should be approved by editor.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Editorial Office

Lantanida Journal
Program Studi Pendidikan Kimia Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh
Jln. Syaikh Abdur Rauf Darussalam, Banda Aceh 23111, Aceh, Indonesia
Contact Person: Safrijal, Email: izalkimia06@gmail.com