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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.
  • Articles have never been sent and published to other publishers in the form of any media (printed / electronic). If there is duplicate publishing, the author is willing to delete the article from this journal.
  • The format of the article is in Microsoft Word; written and arranged based on the newest template.
  • The similarity is less than 20% (the similarity scan is attached in the “Upload Additional Files”). Author(s) can contact the editor to waive this upload requirement if there is no access to the plagiarism checker.
  • The number of scientific readings used as a bibliography is at least 15 titles within the last 10 years (80% primary references and 20% secondary references). Primary references consist of journals, proceedings / papers, research reports, essays, thesis, dissertations, while secondary references, including general books and online sources of scientific information.
  • The citation uses the reference manager such as Mendeley/ End Note
  • The author upholds the copyright, privacy and ethics of scientific publications in demandia

Author Guidelines

  1. The editor receives articles in softcopy in Microsoft Word (doc/docx) format, submitted via demandia Open Journal System.



  1. To maintain the authenticity of the manuscripts, the author(s) is obliged to send a letter stating that “the article was written by the author and plagiarism-free. The article content has never been published in any print media or online services” as well as similarity scan (ithenticate/ turnitin/ any plagiarism checkers) by the Open Journal System (in “Upload Additional Files” stage).
  2. A scan similarity result is expected show less than 20%, unless the articles will be returned to the author(s) for revision. 
  3. Author(s) is required to follow demandia journal guidelines. All the articles will be reviewed by demandia Mitra Bestari. The editor is entitled to change some parts of contents (without changing the meaning).
  4. Article can be written down in proper Indonesian language or English. The article content covers the field of visual communication design, advertising, and design management.
  5. Article is written on even pages but not exceeding 20 (twenty) pages; including abstract, content, all tables and images, and references. The script is typed with Microsoft Word program, A4 paper size, Calibri with 12 point font, justify text, 1.5 space with 4 cm below and top margin, and 3 cm outside margin. 
  6. Abstract consists of 150- 200 words written in one paragraph with Calibri font 11 pt in single space, and one column format. Abstract in English version is typed in italic. It should clearly and concisely contains background and research question, purposes, research method, research findings in general and the benefits. Key words should reflect the content of academic writing, the numbers are 3 to 5 words and separated with comma. 
  7. Article is written in essay format (without any bullets or numbering); organized in several parts started with Introduction, Research Methods, Findings and Discussion, Conclusion and References. The template can be downloaded on 


  1. Reference (minimum 15 sources) is written alphabetically in Harvard system (http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm) and it is compulsory to use reference manager such as Mendeley. The article is urged to cite the reference published in the last ten years (80%) form primary references consist of journals, proceedings / papers, research reports, essays, thesis, dissertations (80%). 
  2. If the article submitted fail to meet one of the requirements above, then the article will be returned to the author for revision before proceeding to the peer-review process (declined).



How to make a submission:

  1. First, author must register as a author in "Register" or HERE
  2. After the registration step is complete, login as an author, click on "New Submission". The article submission stage consists : (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Additional Files, (5). Confirmation.
  3. In the "Start" column, select Journal Section (Full Article), check all checklists.
  4. In the "Upload submission" Column, upload the manuscript file in MS Word format in this column.
  5. In the "Enter Metadata" column, fill in with all author and affiliation data, Journal Titles, Abstracts, and Indexing Keywords.
    In the "Upload Additional Files" column, the author is allowed to upload additional files, statement letters, and others.
  6. In the "Confirmation" column, if the data you entered is correct, click "Finish Submission".

If you find difficulties in the delivery process through the online system, please contact the editorial team demandia@telkomuniversity.ac.id