Author Guidelines


Online Submissions

Registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using the REiLA online submission and review web site ( This site will guide authors stepwise through the submission process. Authors are requested to submit the text, tables, and artwork in electronic form to this address. Authors who are unable to provide an electronic version or have other circumstances that prevent online submission must contact the Editor prior to submission to discuss alternative options; email [email protected]. The Publisher and Editor regret that they are not able to consider submissions that do not follow these procedures.

The Manuscript template can be downloaded here
All necessary files have been uploaded:
• Include keywords 
• All figures (include relevant captions)
• All tables (including titles, description, footnotes)
• Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided
• Indicate clearly if color should be used for any figures in print
Graphical Abstracts/Highlights files (where applicable)
Supplemental files (where applicable)

Further considerations
• Manuscript has been spell-checked and proofread
• All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa
• Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)
• A competing interests statement is provided, even if the authors have no competing interests to declare
• Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed
• Referee suggestions and contact details provided, based on journal requirements


The author must send the manuscript online by first registering as an author to the website
For every submitted article, the author is obliged to follow the terms and conditions in accordance with the manuscript template


(Revised on 29 June 2020)

  • The text submitted by the author is the original scientific paper, has never been published, and is not being submitted for publication in  other media/journals.
  • The text proposed may be results of the study (field/literature), conceptual ideas, studies, application of theories, and criticism in the social, humanities, and technology.
  • The manuscript can be written either in American English or in British English.
  • The manuscript is written with Times New Roman. The font size for the title is 14, the author name(s) is 11, the author affiliation and email address(es) is 10, the abstract title is 11, the abstract body and keywords is 10, the section heading is 12, the subsection heading is 11, the body text is 10, and the table, chart, and title text are also 10. If there are additional sections for the subsection, the font size is the same as the body text.
  • The manuscript begins with abstract of 150-200 words and must be written in English.
  • The keywords should be 4-5 and written in English.
  • Abstracts must clearly indicate a brief background of the problems, the researcher's objectives, the data sample and methods, the findings, and the main conclusions. It is also highly recommended for the abstracts to indicate the research gaps and novelty of the results.
  • The name of the author(s) is written without academic degrees. If a manuscript is written by a team or more than one person, the editor will communicate only with the correspondence author whose account submitted the paper electronically.
  • The manuscript should be organised into five section headings (font size 12) in the following order:

1. Introduction: includes problem identification, literature review, research gaps and novelty, research objectives, as well as the benefits of the research.

2. Method: consists of the way the research is done and a description of the sample, instruments, and procedures used in conducting the analysis or research.

3. Results & Discussion: describes the results of research. Every table, chart, and figure must be accompanied with a paragraph of their respective analysis below.

4. Conclusion: contains the summary of the whole research with an emphasis on the main conclusions drawn from the results, as well as acknowledgement of the limitations as a pre-text for the future recommendations. It must written in the form of paragraph, not as bullet points.

5. References: Arranged alphabetically in the APA Style of Citation.

  • If there are multiple results that needs to be analysed individually, the third section heading can be divided into:

3. Results: the findings of the research and the analysis of the results.

4. Discussion: the interpretation of the results which are compared with previous studies. This section heading should also emphasise the research's novel findings.

  • If there are parties that should be acknowledged for the completion of the manuscript, the manuscript should contain an Acknowledgement section heading after the Conclusion.
  • The title of the table, chart, and figure is placed on the top in font size 10 with appropriate bold. Example:

Table 1. REiLA Journal

Chart 1. REiLA Journal

Figure 1. REiLA Journal

  • If a chart or figure is not visually feasible for reading in the two-column style of the manuscript, the authors may submit the .jpg or .png version as a supplementary file.
  • The minimum length of the pages must be 5 pages with 12 pages maximum. The length may be extended for review papers.
  • The article does not contain the results of plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication of data.
  • In the revision stage, authors must use Track Change in Microsoft Word.
  • This journal does not charge any submission fee. There is an article processing charge that must be paid after the paper has already undergone peer-review process and is accepted for publication. The specifics of the fee can be seen here.

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. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The manuscript follows REiLA template; the font size of the body text is 10; employs italics for emphasis on certain phrases rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all tables, charts and figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end without any paragraph below them.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and reference requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is APA format.

Copyright Notice

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

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal’s published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) 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).

Privacy Statement

The names, email addresses and any contacts 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. In the final copy for the published paper, only the email address of the correspondence author will remain in the published document.