About the Journal


Journal History KONSELOR is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal published by Universitas Negeri Padang in collaboration with Indonesian Counselor Association (IKI). The first issue was published on 2007 (prints). Since the first publication, it has changed several times in term of journal management and policy

  • 2007, the first issue was published in print form. The ISSN Print was issued on, 2007
  • KONSELOR has been online since 2012 but without e-ISSN
  • Although KONSELOR has been online since 2012  yet the editorial process was done offline, including submission and review. In the end of 2016, the management agreed to do online editorial process.
  • On Vol. 5, No. 3 September 2016, the ISSN Online was issued by LIPI
  • Since 2017, All articles must be using the new template of KONSELOR
  • In 2017, the journal was registered and indexed to several websites, including Google Scholar, IPI, Sinta etc.
  • On 3 February 2017 Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP)  was a Crossref member and KONSELOR used DOI  prefix 10.24036
  • 13 Jul 2017 KONSELOR was accepted to be indexed by DOAJ
  • In 2018, Vol 7 No 2, the management agreed on new regulations and policies, including All manuscripts must be in English, minimum title and abstract (if body manuscript in Bahasa), and recommended full manuscript in English.
  • In 2019, Vol 8 No 1, the management agreed on new regulation and policy, including All manuscripts must be in English (title, abstract and  full manuscript)
  • Since 2021, the management agreed on new regulations and policy, including optimizing the quality of journal and manuscripts published, the journal reduced issued, KONSELOR published biannually.