1. The Manuscript should be written in Indonesian or English and have never been published or is not in the process of submission for publication to other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism.
  2. The manuscript may take the form of research, case studies, or literary studies.
  3. The author should register as an author. The guides to register and submit the paper are at the bottom.
  4. The Manuscript will publish in Potret Pemikiran after being reviewed by peer reviewers.
  5. The Manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines and Template. The writing template can be downloaded here.



Delmus P. Salim (12pt Bold)

Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Jl. SH Sarundajang, Ring Road Area I, Manado City, 95128


Faradila Hasan (12 pt Bold)

Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Jl. SH Sarundajang, Ring Road Area I, Manado City, 95128


ABSTRACT (12pt Bold)

This is a new author guidelines and article template of Potret Pemikiran since year 2019 publication. Articles should be started by Title of Article followed by Authors Name and Affiliation Address and abstract. This abstract section should be typed in Italic font and font size of 10 pt and a Times New Roman font and the distance between the lines of one space number of words of 150-250. The abstract should be typed in English. The Abstract is a miniature content of the entire writing statement, consisting of: problem, purpose, method, scientific finding results, and short conclusion. The abstract should only be typed in one paragraph and one-column format.

Keywords: Author guidelines; Potret Pemikiran ; Templates.

ABSTRACT (12pt Bold)

This is an author guideline and new article Potret Pemikiran template since 2019 of publication. Articles must begin with Article Title followed by Author Name and Affiliate Address and abstract. This abstract section must be typed in Italian letters and a font size of 10 pt and Times New Roman font and single-spaced between lines with 150-250 word count. Abstract must be typed in English and Indonesian. Abstract is the mini contents of all writing statements, consisting of: problems, objectives, methods, scientific findings, and brief conclusions. The abstract must be typed in one paragraph and one column format.

Keywords: Author Guidelines; Potret Pemikiran ; template.


Potret Pemikiran, with registered numbers ISSN 1693-1874 (Print), ISSN 2528-0376 (Online) is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in June and December by the Institute for Research and Community Service, State Islamic Institute (IAIN) ) Manado.

Articles published in Potret Pemikiran, have been reviewed by two or more reviewers. Starting from 2019, Potret Pemikiran only accepts articles from original findings (top priority), and new scientific review articles (non-priority) (Bekker et al., 1999; Bezuidenhout et al., 2009). The decision whether or not a scientific article is accepted in this journal will be the right of the Editorial Board based on peer reviewer recommendations (Bhaktavatsalam & Choudhury, 1995).


The title of the article, the author's name (without an academic degree), and the author's affiliation address and email address are written in the middle of the first page below the article title. The space between the title and the author's name is double spaced; meanwhile the distance between the author's email address and the title of the abstract is a single space. Keywords must be written in the abstract. These are arranged alphabetically and separated by semicolons consisting of 3-5 words. Article revisions and final decisions will only be communicated via the Author's email.

If the author's name consists of two words, the first name cannot be abbreviated. If the author's name consists of only one word, write the original name in one word. However, the online version (HTML) will be written in two words consisting of the same name (repeatedly) for metadata indexation purposes (Camdali & Tunc, 2006; Fridman, 2008)


Manuscripts that comply with the writing instructions for Thought Portrait, (using MS Word format and this article template) must be submitted online at the following URL (if there are difficulties in submitting manuscripts online, please contact email: journal.potretpemikiran@


Submit manuscripts online at Thinking Portrait, portal ( after registering as an Author on the Register menu


Guidelines for Writing Articles and templates can be downloaded at the following address:

Templates and Guidelines for Writing Articles in MS Word (.doc): here

Instructions on submitting manuscripts online can be found in the Guidelines for Online Submissions below. Manuscripts that do not adhere to the writing instructions for Thought Portraits will be returned to the author prior to review.

Manuscripts must consist of the following scientific article components (subheadings sequentially), namely: (a) Article Title, (b) Author Name (without title), (c) Author Affiliation Address, (d) Email Address, (e) Abstract and Keywords, (f) Introduction, (g) Research Methods, (h) Results and Discussion, (i) Conclusions, (j) Acknowledgments, and (k) References.

Manuscripts can be made in Indonesian and English with a minimum of 6,000 -10,000 words including text, all tables and figures, notes, references and attachments intended for publication. Manuscripts should be written according to this article template in print-ready form. Articles must be typed in A4 (210 x 297 mm), 4 cm left margin, 3 cm right margin, 4 cm bottom margin, and 3 cm top margin. Manuscripts must be written using Times New Roman, 12-point font size (except for article titles and abstracts), 24pt (except for article titles, author names, and abstracts). Foreign words or terms are used in italics.

Tables and Figures are placed in the text group after the table or figure is referenced. Each image must be given a title (Image Caption) and placed at the bottom of the image. It is numbered using Arabic numerals and followed by the image title. Each table must be given a title (Table Caption). It is numbered using Arabic numerals at the top of the table and followed by the table title. Images can be printed clearly (font size, resolution and line size). Figures and tables and diagrams/schematics should be placed according to the column between a group of text or in the middle of the page if it is too large. The table cannot contain vertical lines, meanwhile horizontal lines are allowed for the important ones.


Article Title: The title of the article must be written briefly and clearly. It indicates an issue that must be discussed and should not be misinterpreted. The title of the article is written in capital letters symmetrically and does not contain unusual abbreviations. Express the main idea of a new article and follow it with another explanation.

Introduction : The introduction consists of (in order) the general background, the state of the art as a basis for the scientific novelty statement of the article, the scientific novelty statement, and the research problem or hypothesis. At the end, the introduction should state the purpose of the article review. Literature review is not allowed in scientific article format, so it is replaced by state of the art to prove the novelty of the article.

Research Methods : Methods are applied to solve problems, including analytical methods. The method used to solve the research problem is described in this section.

Results and Discussion: This section consists of results and discussion. Each result must be supported by adequate data. Then, the results must be able to answer the research questions or hypotheses stated earlier in the introduction.

Conclusion: The conclusion states the answer to the hypothesis and/or research objectives or scientific findings. Conclusion is not a repetition of findings and discussion, but it is a summary of findings as expected in an objective or hypothesis. If necessary, conclusions can also be ended with further ideas to be applied to this research.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments are especially addressed to research funders or donors. Acknowledgments can also be dedicated to the people who contributed to this research.

References: All references used in the article must be listed in the References section. References must contain reference literature from primary sources (scientific journals at least 80% of all references) published in the last 15 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 5-10 (ten) references. It is better to write a reference system in articles and in the reference section using a reference management program such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero or others.


Authors must write sources when they use data or quote statements from other literature. References or quotations are indicated by writing the author's name and year (Irwan and Salim, 1998). If there are more than two authors, only the first author's name is listed followed by "et al". (Bezuidenhout et al., 2009; Roeva, 2012). Everything cited in the article must be listed in the References section, and vice versa, everything written in the References must be included in the article (Wang et al., 2011).


All references used in the article must be listed in the References section. References must contain reference literature from primary sources (scientific journals at least 80% of all references) published in the last 15 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 5-10 (ten) references.

It's better to write References using a reference management program like Mendeley (download) (tutorial). The writing format used in Portrait of Thought is APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association).

References in the form of scientific journals: :

Yusuf, N., Hasan, F., & Niu, F. A. L. (2019). Pemikiran Muhammad Hatta Tentang Ekonomi Syariah Di Indonesia. Potret Pemikiran, 23(1), 36-50.

References in the form of book titles::

Hegel, GWF (1977). Fenomenologi roh . Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Salvia, J., & Yesseldyke, JE (1995). Penilaian ( edisi ke-6 ) . Boston, MA: Perusahaan Houghton Mifflin.

Dewan Nasional Guru Matematika. (2000). Prinsip dan standar untuk matematika sekolah . Reston, VA: Penulis.

Winitz, H. (Ed.). (1981). The pemahaman pendekatan untuk instruksi bah asing . New York: Rumah Newbury.

References in the form of Seminar Proceedings:

Fang, Q., Zhao, F., & Guibas, L. (2003). Protokol penginderaan dan komunikasi ringan untuk enumerasi dan agregasi target. Dalam M. Gerla, A. Ephremides, & M. Srivastava (Eds.), Simposium ACM keempat MobiHoc '03 tentang jaringan dan komputasi ad hoc seluler (hlm. 165-176). New York, NY: ACM Press.

Reference in Handbook form:

Greisler, David S, Stupak, Ronald J (2007). Buku Pegangan Manajemen Teknologi dalam Administrasi Publik . New York: CRC Taylor dan Francis