Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) is a peer-reviewed open access academic journal with an international multidisciplinary editorial board. It is published twice a year by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga. KIJOSH covers, but is not limited to, the area of sociology, communication studies, psychology, humanities and social science approaches on religious issues in Muslim communities. KalijagaIJ is designed to respond to the current development of discourses (theoretical frameworks) and practical contexts such as applied social sciences and fieldwork studies on transformative Islamic social sciences and social dynamics in general. The journal welcomes contributors in such areas of current analysis and approach or with the distinctive works being done on all aspects of social sciences.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

Kalijaga International Journal adheres to the highest academic standards by maintaining peer review process. All submitted articles undergo a double-blind, peer-review process made by the journal Editors-in-Chief after providing intensive discussions with editors and  international Editorial Boards in accordance with eligibility for publication. Managing  Editors and  Editorial Assistants provide the technical support that allows Kalijaga International Journal to maintain the peer review process with authors, reviewers and editors alike. Authors will be informed of the review decision and all relevant comments will be forwarded.
No charges are applied either for submitting, reviewing or processing articles for publication.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Publication Ethics

Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) is a peer-reviewed journal, published biannually by Communication Science Department, State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta. It is available online as open access sources. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, the reviewer, and the publisher. 
 

Duties of The Publisher

The publication of an article in Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. As the publisher of KIJOSH, Publisher takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and it recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities.

If there is plagiarism and questions about the published article will be discussed and determined by the editorial board and published by the publisher

Each article accepted and published in Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH), its grammar and sentences are checked with Grammarly® application and is recommended to use Reference Manager application Mendeley, and Plagiarism Checker.

 

Duties of The Editor

The editor of the Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

 

Fair Play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

 

Confidentiality

Other than the correspondeng author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate, the Information about a submitted manuscript will not be disclosed to anyone  by the editor and any editorial staff.

 

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

 

Duties of Reviewers

 

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

 

Promptness

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

 

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

 

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

 

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

 

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

 

Duties of Authors

 

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

 

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

 

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

 

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

 

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

 

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

 

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.