Publication Ethics

This publication ethics is adapted based on the publishing ethics policy of Elsevier and COPE.


The ethics of scientific publications include (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflict of interests in managing publications; (ii) Justice, fulfill the right of authors; and (iii) Honesty, i.e., clear from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publications.


Duties and Responsibilities of Author:

  1. Responsible for the work and the article content, including the method, analysis, and details.
  2. Explain the limitations in the research
  3. Respond to the review comment made by peer reviewers in a professional and timely manner.
  4. Inform the editor if he will withdraw his manuscript.
  5. Submit the Statement of Ethical Writing in Scientific Journals.

Duties and Responsibilities of Editor:

  1. Mediating the needs of readers and authors/writers,
  2. Improving the quality of publications,
  3. Implement a quality assurance process of the manuscript that will be published,
  4. Promoting freedom of opinion,
  5. Maintaining the integrity of the author’s academic track record,
  6. Delivering corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies if needed,
  7. Responsible for the style and format of the journal,
  8. Actively ask opinions to authors, readers, reviewers, and editorial board members to improve the quality of publications,
  9. Facilitating writers so that they can make improvements on their manuscript

Duties and Responsibilities of Peer Reviewer:

  1. Obtaining the task of the editor to review the manuscript and submit the review results to the editor. The results are used to determine the eligibility of a manuscript to be published.
  2. The reviewers are not permitted to review his/her manuscript, both directly and indirectly
  3. Maintaining the authors’ privacy by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations for the manuscripts he reviewed
  4. Encourage the author to make improvements to the paper
  5. Review the paper that the author has revised under the specified standards.
  6. The paper is reviewed in a timely manner according to the style of the Societas Dei based on scientific principles (data collection methods, author’s legality, conclusions, etc.)