OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra

OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra or Journal of Languages and Literature (ISSN 1907-624X and E-ISSN 2442-305X) is a peer-reviewed journal published biannually by Pusat Pengembangan Bahasa [Center of Language development] of Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Madura, in collaboration with ELITE Association Indonesia.

The journal publishes research paper in the field of linguistics, literature, and language teaching, such as fundamental of ELT, the sound of word of language, structure, meaning, language and gender, sociolinguistic, language philosophy, historical of linguistic, origin/evolution, experimental linguistics, phonology, syntax, endangered minority language, language and nature, communicative strategy of teaching, linguistic anthropology, psychology of language, field methods in linguistic, interactive of language teaching. 

This journal is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without any of charge to the user(s) or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

OKARA has become a Crossref Member since 2015, therefore all articles published by OKARA will have unique DOI number.

OKARA is already evaluated in Arjuna and it has been nationally accredited (Sinta 3) by the Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education of Republic Indonesia based on SK No. 10/E/KTP/2019.

OKARA has also been reviewed by ACI (ASEAN Citation Index) steering committee, and it has been advised to be accepted for ACI inclusion on November 1, 2018

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Recruitment of Reviewers


Recruitment of Reviewers

The editorial board welcomes you to join us to be Reviewers.

Status: Part-time
Working language: English and Arabic
Working style: 
voluntary job, no payment

The peer review process is essential to the success and reputation of the journal. Reviewers and editors role to determine which works are of quality and significance.

To enhance the quality of articles published by OKARA, We cordially invite some experts to be the Reviewer of OKARA. If you are interested and willing to be the Reviewer Member of OKARA, Please register as a reviewer on OKARA.

The OKARA reviewers work on:
a). Reviewing OKARA Papers.
b). Work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines.
c). The applicants are supposed to show high responsibility and respect to both the authors and scientific research and should be objective and careful in reviewing.
d). Recommend high-qualified documents to OKARA.
e). Introduce OKARA to your colleagues or friends.

a). Possess a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal.
b). Hold a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position.
c). Be fluent in academic and professional English.
d). Have a strong interest in a scholarly journal.
e). Work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines.

How to apply
1. Complete application form to be reviewers of OKARA (The Application Form can be downloaded here)
2. Send your application form to okara@stainpamekasan.ac.id
3. If you already registered as author or reader update your profile and checklist “registration as reviewer”

Editor in Chief

Posted: 2019-04-15
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