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Author Guidelines

General Guidelines:
  1. The manuscript is an original work and has not been published yet in any other publication media, publishing houses, personal blogs and academic websites;
  2. The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element. The editorial board will directly reject manuscript with plagiarism content.
  3. The manuscript has been submitted only to Global South Review; it is not under consideration or peer-review or accepted for publication or in press or published elsewhere;
  4. Global South Review publishes research articles and book review that suitable with our focus and scope policy;
  5. The submission and the publication processes are free, without any additional fees.
Writing Guidelines
  1. Manuscript template can be downloaded here;
  2. The manuscript should only be written in English;
  3. The manuscript is written on A4-sized papers (21x29.7 cm), with custom margins as follows: left 2.5 cm, right 2 cm, bottom 2 cm and top 3 cm;
  4. The text of the articles must be in Calisto MT, 12pt font size, 1.5 line spacing. 
  5. Article should consist of 4,000-7,000 words (research article) and 3,000-4,000 words (book review);
  6. Referencing and citing technique used is APA 7th edition, with in-text citation format.
Peer-Review Process: 
Our peer-review policy could be read here

Submission Guidelines
  1. Register as "Author" through the Register page.
  2. The manuscript that has been written under the guidelines of Global South Review must be submitted through Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the Global South Review e-journal portal ( 
  3. Tables and pictures used in the manuscript should be resubmitted via email attachment to in a high-quality .jpeg format. Authors should notify in which page the table or picture is being used.


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.

  1. My manuscript has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (if there is any, write an explanation in Comments to the Editor box below).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. I write all references used in my manuscript properly and it does not contain any plagiarism.
  4. I have adjusted my manuscript to comply with Global South Review writing template.
  5. I have adjusted my manuscript to exclude my personal identity in any way thus Ensuring a Blind Review policy obliged by Global South Review.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • The Author(s) retain the copyright of the article without restrictions, including non-exclusive distribution of the journal’s published version.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories, personal website, personal social media accounts) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
  • The Author(s) grant the journal the following rights: rights of first publication and distribution in electronic and print editions of the article in the journal, rights to create and store electronic archival copies of the article, rights licensed under Creative Commons Provisions.
  • Readers must give appropriate credit to both the Author(s) and the journal and may not use the article for commercial purposes.

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Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will not be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.