Publication Ethics


Our publication ethics are in accordance with Code of Ethics of Scientific Publication of Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI). We follow three ethical value in publication, namely

(i)      Neutrality, no conflict of interest in the publication management

(ii)    fairness, giving the authorship right to the entitled author

(iii)  honesty, free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publication


Editors’ Duty

  1. Bridging the readers’ and authors’ need
  2. Continuously improving the quality of publication
  3. Following a process to assurance the quality of publication
  4. Maintaining authors’ integrity
  5. Giving correction, clarification, retraction, and apology if needed
  6. Being responsible for the paper writing style and format; meanwhile content and statement on the paper are the responsible of the author
  7. Actively seek authors, readers, and peer reviewers’ opinion to improve the quality of publication
  8. Asking the authors to submit statement of originality as an attempt to avoid duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publication
  9. Encouraging the authors to revise the paper until it is eligible to be published

Peer Reviewers’ Duty

  1. Reviewing paper and delivering it to the editors as materials to decide whether a paper is eligible to be published
  2. Not reviewing a paper that he/she is involved directly or indirectly
  3. Maintaining authors’ confidentiality
  4. Encouraging the authors to revise the paper
  5. Reviewing revised paper in a timely manner, based on journal’s template and scientific rules

Authors’ Duty

  1. Ensuring that all name registered as author(s) are meeting the criteria as author
  2. Being responsible for the paper’s content, analysis, calculation, and details
  3. Stating the source of resources (including funding)
  4. Explaining the limitation of in the research
  5. Responding peer review’s evaluation in a professional and timely manner.
  6. Informing the editor if the authors want to pull back the paper
  7. Submitting statement which include:

-          paper is an original work of the author,

-          paper never been published anywhere.