Publication Ethics

This statement of the code of ethics for scientific publications is based on the Regulation of the Head of LIPI Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications. Scientific publication ethics uphold three ethical values in publications, namely (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in the management of publications; (ii) Justice, namely giving authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors / authors; and (iii) Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Manager

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scientific scope, periodical, and application for accreditation if needed.
  2. Determine the membership of the editorial board.
  3. Defines the relationship between publishers, editors, reviewers, and other parties to a contract.
  4. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, authors / writers, editors, and reviewers.
  5. Apply norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright.
  6. Review journal policies and submit them to authors, editorial boards, peer reviewers, and readers.
  7. Create guidelines for rules and ethics of conduct for editors and reviewers.
  8. Publish the journal regularly.
  9. Ensure the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal publishing.
  10. Building a network of cooperation between research institutions and related agencies
  11. Prepare licensing and other legality aspects.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Editor

  1. Implement processes to ensure the quality of published papers,
  2. Promoting freedom of opinion objectively,
  3. Maintain the integrity of the author's academic track record,
  4. Deliver corrections, clarifications, and apologies if necessary,
  5. Responsible for the style and format of writing scientific papers, while the content and all statements in the paper are the responsibility of the author,
  6. Actively solicit the opinions of authors, readers, reviewers, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications,
  7. Conduct periodic internal evaluations of the quality of scientific journals
  8. Support authors' initiatives on publication ethics by including clearance forms in every manuscript submission
  9. Be open-minded to new opinions or views of others that may conflict with personal opinions for the advancement of science,
  10. Avoiding decisions that are objective by not defending one's own opinion, the author or third parties by seeking scientifically justifiable solutions,
  11. Encourage authors to make improvements to written works until they are worthy of publication.
  12. Meeting the needs of readers and writers, striving for continuous improvement of publication quality,

Duties and Responsibilities of the Reviewer

  1. Review papers and submit the results of the review to the editor, as material for determining the eligibility of a paper to be published,
  2. The reviewer does not conduct a scientific review of papers that involve him, either directly or indirectly,
  3. Provide suggestions, input and positive recommendations for scientific manuscripts, 
  4. Maintain the privacy of the author by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations to a manuscript,
  5. Encourage authors to make improvements to written works,
  6. Review the corrected paper in accordance with predetermined standards,
  7. Papers are reviewed on time according to the style of publication based on scientific rules (data collection methods, author legality, conclusions, etc.) that have been determined.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Author

  1. Ensure that those included in the list of authors have met the criteria as authors,
  2. Collectively responsible for the work and content of the article includes methods, analysis, calculations, and details.
  3. State the origin of resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly.
  4. Explain limitations in the study.
  5. Respond to comments made by peer reviewers and the editorial board in a professional, scientific and timely manner.
  6. Inform the editor in writing if he will withdraw his written work.
  7. Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, has never been published anywhere and in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.