Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat: Pemberdayaan, Inovasi dan Perubahan is a journal with ISSN (2808-3407) managed by the publisher widina. Publish articles on community service activities, while the focus and scope of community service activities include:

  1. Education,
  2. Social transformation,
  3. Human Resource Development,
  4. Health and Society,
  5. Economy and Empowerment
  6. Legal Education and Outreach
  7. Appropriate technology
  8. Rural Community Development
  9. Development of Islamic Society and Economics
  10. MSMEs and Appropriate Technology


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat: Pemberdayaan, Inovasi dan Perubahan applies a double-blind review process. Authors are welcome to suggest at least three potential reviewers along with their names and email addresses. However, the decision to determine the right reviewer is the right of the editor. Gallery proof of approved manuscripts will be viewed online as early as possible upon receipt of the author and final proofreading by the editor-in-chief.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. Software tools can be used so that submitted articles are screened for plagiarism. Overlapping and similar text detection is used there so citations and matched quotes should be used whenever needed. Basically the author's job is only to submit manuscripts that are free from plagiarism and academic malpractice. Editors, however, double-check each article before publication. The first step is to check for plagiarism against the offline database by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Community Service: Empowerment, Innovation and Change and, secondly, against as many online databases as possible.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat: Pemberdayaan, Inovasi dan Perubahan terbit sebanyak 6 Kali dalam Satu Tahun, diantaranya: Juli, September, November, Januari, Maret dan Mei.


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.



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Publication Ethics

The manuscript texts are written in English or Indonesia. Manuscripts will be first reviewed by editorial boards.The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file. The manuscript consists of 2000 words (minimum), well-typed in single column on A4 size paper, use font Cambria.The manuscript contains an original work and have potentially contribute to the highly scientific advancement.

The manuscript should contain the following section in this order:


Title of articles in English should describe the main content of manuscripts, be informative, concise, and not too wordy (12-15 words only), and does not contain formulas.

The author’s name

Full name without academic degrees and titles, written in capital letters. Manuscript written by groups needs to supplemented by complete contact details.

Name of affiliation for each author

The author name should be accompanied by complete affiliation address, postal code number, telephone number and email address.


Written briefly in English and Indonesian in one paragraph of 150-300 words, containing background, research objectives, methodology, results, conclusion of the study and your research contributions to science. check Template for detail.


Written in English 3-5 words or groups of words, written alphabetically.


Explaining the background, problems, importance of research, brief literature review that relates directly to research or previous findings that need to be developed, and ended with a paragraph of research purposes. A balance must be kept between the pure and applied aspects of the subject.The introduction is presented in the form of paragraphs of approximately 1000 words.

Literature Review (Opsional)

Authors are allowed to add literature review sub-chapters if needed, but not mandatory

Research Method

Make sure that work can be repeated according to the details provided. It contains technical information of the study presented clearly. Therefore, readers can conduct research based on the techniques presented. Materials and equipment specifications are necessary. Approaches or procedures of study together with data analysis methods must be presented.

Results and Discussion

This section consists of the results of research and how they are discussed. The results obtained from research must be supported by adequate data. The results of the study must be the answers to the problem and the research objectives stated earlier in the introduction.

In the discussion must contain: 1. Whether the data research results have been analyzed (not raw data). Can be presented with tables or figures other than verbal presentation to clarify. This section usually answers the question what and how?

2. Does the author provide a scientific interpretation for each of the results or findings the author presents (why)?

3. Are the results of the study consistent with what was reported by other researchers (what else)? Or is there a difference?

Results and Discussion are capitalized, spaced 1 space apart and bolded. If you use supporting tools, simplify the tables and use open tables, and map images are more focused on the object under study and not too large file size and complicated (sought in JPG format); tables and figures are numbered sequentially. Do not use location when referring to Figures or Tables, for example: "... presented in Figure 1 below." But simply "... presented in Figure 1." or "...... (Figure 1)."

The use of subtitles in the discussion in accordance with the purposes of the discussion. Example:

Sub Chapter

              Sub Chapter 1

              Sub Chapter 2

              Sub Chapter 3

Sub Chapter 2

Sub Chapter 3


Conclusions should be answers to research questions, and not expressed in statistical sentences. The explanation is in the form of flowing paragraphs which contain links between one content and another. Use terms that have substantive meaning in the field of science and avoid statistical / methodological technical termsConclusions should be answers to research questions, and not expressed in statistical sentences. The explanation is in the form of flowing paragraphs which contain links between one content and another. Use terms that have substantive meaning in the field of science and avoid statistical / methodological technical terms


Manuscripts are written by using standard citation application (Mendeley). APA ( American Psychological Association) reference style is required. Citing an article written by two authors, both of authors should be mentioned, however, for three and more authors only the first author is mentioned followed by et al., for example:

Rahayu & Sudarsono (2015),

Subekti et al. (2014).

A series of references should be presented in ascending date order (Retnoningsih et al., 2005; Indriyanti et al., 2007; Rahayuningsih, 2010).

and for reference

Badan Pusat Statistik. (1990-2015) .Produk Domestik Bruto Indonesia Menurut Lapangan Usaha. Jakarta.

Culliney, M. (2014). Going nowhere? rural youth labour market opportunities and obstacles. 

Daly, M. (2011). What adult worker model?: A critical look at recent social policy reform in europe from a gender and family perspective. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 18(1), 1-23. doi:10.1093/sp/jxr002

Del Carpio, X., Nguyen, H., Pabon, L., & Wang, L. C. (2015). Do minimum wages affect employment? evidence from the manufacturing sector in indonesia. IZA Journal of Labor & 

Deng, Q. (2018). The impact of minimum wage increases on employment in the U.S. between 1994 and 2016 Development, 4(1), 1-30. doi:10.1186/s40175- 015-0040-8

Dhanani, S. (2004), “Unemployment and underemployment in Indonesia, 1976-2000:Paradoxes and issues”, working paper, ILO, Jakarta.

Dickens, R., Machin, S., & Manning, A. (1999). The effects of minimum wages on employment: Theory and evidence from Britain. Journal of Labor Economics, 17(1), 1-22.

Dobkin, C., & Ferreira, F. (2010). Do school entry laws affect educational attainment and labor market outcomes?. Economics of education review, 29(1), 40-54.

Eaton, A. E., Schurman, S. J., & Chen, M. A. (2017). Informal workers and collective action: A global perspective

Mankiw, N. Gregory. (2007). Makroekonomi. Edisi Ke-6. Jakarta: Erlangga

Mankiw, NGregory. (2006). Teori Makroekonomi Edisi Ke-6. Jakarta: Erlangga.

Marimpi, M., & Koning, P. (2018). Youth minimum wages and youth employment. IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 7(1), 1-18. doi:10.1186/s40173-018-0098-4

 Meer, J., & West, J. (2016). Effects of the minimum wage on employment dynamics. Journal of Human Resources, 51(2), 500-522. doi:10.3368/jhr.51.2.0414-6298R1

 Millán, J. M., Hessels, J., Thurik, R., & Aguado, R. (2013). Determinants of job satisfaction: A european comparison of self-employed and paid employees. Small Business Economics, 40(3), 651-670. doi:10.1007/s11187-011-9380-1

 Monitoring, S., & Unit, E. R. (2001). Wage and Employment Effects of Minimum Wage Policy in the Indonesian Urban Labour Market.


Article Processing Charges

The journal charges only article processing charge of Rp. 350.000  (Indonesia Author) or Rp. 0 (Internasional Author + Indonesia Author, International Author). This charge is applied only after a submission is accepted.

Author should understand that willingness to pay does not guarantee the acceptance of a submission