Publication Ethics

Roles and Responsibilities of Editors

  1. Journal editors are responsible for considering the quality of the submitted articles. By considering the content of the articles that are consistent with the objectives and scope of the journal, which must be the same as stated to receive on the website.
  2. Editors must use a non-disclosure process to unrelated persons during the article evaluation period by using at least a double-blind method.
  3. Editors are required to review the quality and make decisions in the selection of articles based on importance, freshness, clarity and consistency of content and policies without bias towards articles and authors on the basis of race, gender, religion, culture, politics, and author affiliation.
  4. Editors must strictly follow the journal's processes and procedures. After going through the article evaluation process, a response will be made to inform the author of which journal will be published.
  5. Editors must verify authors' non-republishing confirmations and check from other journals to ensure that articles were not published elsewhere.
  6. If there is a suspected article, the Editors need to find evidence and prove it before reject the article.
  7. The editors must not have any conflict of interested between pubisher, authors, and expertises.
  8. Editors are not allow to edit, modify and hiding some or all reviewer response/comment between reviewers and authors.
  9. Editors must stop the evaluation process immediately upon discovery of plagiarism and contact the main author immediately for clarification in order to "accept" or "reject" that article to maintain the journal standard.

Roles of the author

  1. The author's work must be a novelty, never published work, and not in the process of being offered to consider publishing in other journals.
  2. Authors must be certified for reviewing research ethics and reporting facts arising from research without misrepresentation.
  3. Authors must not plagiarize other people's works and must always be cited when using other people's works in all parts of the content. All citation detail must be written in the reference section.
  4. The authors must write a research article with the correct reference according to the format specified in "Author Guidelines"
  5. All authors and co-authors whose names appear in the papers must be those who participated in the research.
  6. The authors must declare the sponsors or funding sources that support this research.
  7. The author must declare any conflicts of interest or relationship with the person associated with the journal or the evaluator associated with the article (if any).

Duties of article evaluators

  1. Article evaluators should evaluate articles in their area of expertise. If they are not familiar with editor-submitted content, they should be notified to editors to consider a new reviewer. When considering an article, consideration should be given to the importance of the content of the article to the subject area. Analysis quality and concentration of results unsupported personal opinions should not be used as a basis for judging articles.
  2. Article evaluators are required to maintain confidentiality by notifying editors and not disclosing some or all of the information submitted for consideration to other unrelated parties during the article evaluation period.
  3. An article reviewer should notify the journal editor and reject an article evaluation after receiving an article from the journal editor if they find themselves having a conflict of interest with the author, which makes it impossible to get opinions and suggestions independently, such as being a project assistant or knowing the author personally or for other reasons.
  4. If there is a lack of citations in the main content, the article reviewer must suggest by stating the key research findings and corresponding to the article being evaluated. If any part of an article is found to be similar or overlapping with other works, the article reviewer must notify the editors.
  5. In the text of the article, if there is an experiment involving humans or animals, the evaluator must verify that the research methodology is consistent with the research ethics involving humans and animals.
  6. The article evaluator must maintain the evaluation period within the specified evaluation time frame.