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Submission Guidelines to the Brunei Museum Journal

The Brunei Museum Journal

The Brunei Museum Journal provides an international, peer-reviewed forum for the publication and dissemination of research with a specific focus on the understanding of all aspects of humanistic, social sciences and natural sciences within the South East Asian region including museology and the arts and examples of good professional practice. Published annually in English and Bahasa Melayu, the journal seeks to supplement readers interest locally and internationally.

Contributions, refereeing and the selection process

Submission must be an original work and has not been published elsewhere; or currently being considered by another journal; and that each author has seen and approved the contents of the submitted manuscript.  

Articles should be submitted electronically in a message sent to the editors as an attachment in .doc or PDF format.

If a paper is accepted for publication, the author must sign a declaration and agree to transfer copyright to the Brunei Museum Journal. 

Articles submitted can be in English and Bahasa Melayu and the author is responsible in ensuring the submitted translated works are good quality translations.

Upon receiving a submission of work, it goes through a refereeing process. All articles will be made anonymous and handed over to two referees.

  1. Firstly, to ensure the article meets our criteria to be added in the Brunei Museum Journal. 

  2. The paper is then sent to at least two referees for academic review.

  3. Once recommended by the referees, it then goes to the full Editorial Board for the final refereeing and selection process.

  4. Authors on the final list may be asked to revise their articles (based on feedback from the Editorial Board) and to re-submit within a few weeks.

  5. A proof copy of the final edited script will be provided to authors for final review prior to publication.

Author’s Notification and Declaration

Those authors whose papers have (or have not) been accepted will be notified as soon as possible within 3 months of submission.

If the paper is accepted you will be asked to sign a Declaration that the article has not been published in any form anywhere else, and that it is not in the process of being considered for any other publication.

In addition you must supply the following :

Title Page

Authors must submit a title page as a separate file to their manuscript, to enable reviewing. The title page should include 

  1. The title of the article;

  2. Authors’ name(s) including details of their main academic qualification(s), the name(s) of the organisation(s) to which they are affiliated and their nationality(ies).

  3. Mailing address, email address of author responsible for correspondence about the manuscript

  4. Disclosure statements

Abstract

This should be a brief synopsis of your article of approximately 250 words.

Keywords

+/- 10 keywords or search terms. Do not include ‘intangible cultural heritage’, ‘intangible heritage’ or ‘ICH’ as keywords.

Biography

A brief biography of no more than 150-200 words, listing academic qualifications, posts held, current post and research interests should be supplied.

Proofreading

Authors must ensure  manuscripts are proofread by a professional or an English native speaker prior to submission, within authors’ budget. 

Authors preparing submissions are asked to read and follow these guidelines:

Length

Articles should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words long excluding notes, bibliography and captions for illustrations.

Format

Documents should be produced in Word, using a single size font for text and headings, left hand justification only and no embedded formatting of capitals, spacing etc.

Notes

No Footnotes or Endnotes to be used.

Bibliography

Supply if appropriate. There are no restrictions as to length but do not make it longer than strictly necessary. Please use the system laid out in the Chicago Manual of Style http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

Photographs and images

These need not be provided until the article is accepted for publication. No more than 8-10 images accompanying each article are recommended. Photographs or other illustrations in either colour or black and white, should be submitted in digital form in high resolution JPG, EPS or TIFF formats.

They should be submitted as a separate file, not embedded in the text.

Copyright and Permissions

Captions should also be submitted as a separate file and should include the source of the image/photographer’s name and actual or approximate date.

It is the author’s responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions for the use of copyright materials and to acknowledge them as requested.

If required, the Brunei Museum Journal will issue a formal request for permission to publish images used in the Journal.

SYARAT PENGHANTARAN MANUSKRIP 

THE BRUNEI MUSEUM JOURNAL

Jurnal ini merupakan jurnal ilmiah berwasit yang memfokuskan skop kepulauan Borneo dari segi penyelidikan dan kajian dalam bidang Museologi ; Seni halus; Sains Sosial seperti antropologi dan sejarah; Sains Natural seperti ilmu biologi, ilmu botani , zoologi dan sebagainya. Artikel boleh ditulis dalam Bahasa Melayu atau Inggeris. Setiap artikel yang dihantar akan dinilai terlebih dahulu. Jurnal ini diterbitkan setahun sekali oleh Jabatan Muzium-Muzium.

Artikel yang dihantar hendaklah hasil kerja yang asli, bukan hasil plagiat dan tidak pernah diterbitkan oleh mana-mana penerbitan lain. Manuskrip yang dihantar mestilah belum pernah diterbitkan sama ada sebahagian atau sepenuhnya serta belum pernah terikat dengan mana-mana pihak untuk diterbitkan.

Manuskrip yang diterima berhak disunting oleh sidang editor. Hak cipta terhadap semua esei ilmiah yang dikirimkan adalah dipegang oleh penulis tetapi Jabatan Muzium-Muzium mempunyai hak pertama untuk menerbitkannya dalam variasi bentuk penerbitan.

Artikel akan disemak oleh dua orang penilai untuk memastikan kandungan artikel menepati piawaian The Brunei Museum Journal.

Penulis memiliki hak menyemak pruf terakhir sebelum dicetak.

Makluman dan Pengesahan Penulis

Artikel yang diterima akan dimaklumkan dalam tempoh tiga bulan sama ada sesuai untuk dimuatkan dalam jurnal atau tidak.

Jika artikel dipilih untuk diterbitkan, penulis hendakaln memeterai satu ikat janji

(akuan janji) antara penulis dan penerbit.

Halaman Judul Manuskrip

Halaman judul mestilah ditulis di atas kertas yang berasingan, dilarang ditaip dalam manuskrip.

Halaman Judul mestilah mengandungi:

1. Tajuk

2. Biodata Penulis, Latar Belakang Akademik dan Jabatan/ Institusi Pendidikan dan Kerajaan.

3. Nyatakan Alamat Persuratan, alamat emel, nombor telefon untuk dihubungi.

4. Pengakuan

Abstrak

Abstrak yang menerangkan ringkasan hasil kajian dan dapatan bagi setiap artikel yang dikemukakan hendaklah disertakan tidak lebih daripada 250 patah perkataan.

Biografi

Biografi penulis mestilah memuatkan akademik, jawatan dan bidang penyelidikan.  

Panjang biografi hendaklah sebanyak 150-200 patah perkataan sahaja.

Artikel yang dihantar sama ada karya batu atau hasil terjemahan mestilah sudah disemak menggunakan khidmat professional sebelum dihantar menggunakan peruntukan sendiri.

Minimum panjang artikel hendaklah sebanyak 5000 patah perkataan dan maksimumsebanyak 8000 patah perkataan, tidak termasuk nota, bibliografi dan kapsyen.

Format

Artikel hendaklah ditaip menggunakan dalam perisian Microsoft Word atau Indesign CS6 dan dicetak di atas kertas A4 pada sebelah muka setiap helaian kertas.

Sekiranya artikel dihantar melalui emel, penulis perlu menyerahkan dua saliann, satu salinan menggunakan perisian Microsoft Word atau Indesign CS6, dan satu salinan dalam format .PDF.

Nota, Rujukan Teks dan Bibliografi

Senarai bibliografi hendaklah ditaip pada bahagian akhir artikel, menggunakan jarak baris langkau dua.

Setiap rujukan disenaraikan secara susunan abjad, mengikut sistem Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), iaitu nama pengarang/penulis, tajuk buku (ditaip condong), nama penerbit, bandar diterbitkan, tahun terbit.

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html.

Ilustrasi dan Gambar Rajah

Ilustrasi dan Gambar Rajah sama ada warna atau hitam dan putih, hendaklah dikemukakan dalam bentuk digital dalam format JPG, EPS atau TIFF yang beresolusi tinggi.

Ilustrasi dan gambar ini mesti disediakan dalam fail berasingan, bukan ditaip/dimasukkan dalam perisian Microsoft Word.

Ilustrasi atau gambar rajah tidak perlu disertakan sehingga artikel telah diterima untuk dimasukkan ke dalam jurnal. Ilustrasi dan gambar perlu dihadkan sebanyak 8 atau 10 rajah sahaja.

Hak Cipta dan Kebenaran

Penulis hendakalah mendapatkan pengesahan terlebih dahulu daripada jabatan- jabatan berkaitan dan menghadapakan surat pengesahan tersebut bersama manuskrip.

Kapsyen gambar atau ilustrasi perlu dinyatakan dengan menyatakan sumber gambar atau ilustrasi tersebut.