Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) is a peer-reviewed open access academic journal with an international editorial board. It is published twice a year by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FISHUM), State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga. KIJOSH covers, but is not limited to, the area of social sciences within Muslim societies through the lens of sociology, study of media and communication, and study of social and indigenous psychology. It 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.

 

Author Guidelines

Types of paper

Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) received articles in an original research paper, review paper, and case study.

Original research paper
Original research paper is an article that reports detailed research and classified as primary literature. Its format includes an introduction and background problems, hypotheses, methods, results, interpretation of findings, and discussion sections. This paper is generally long, with word count ranging from 5000 to 8000.

Review paper
A review paper is an article that provides up-to-date report on the current situation regarding certain important topics on automotive. It discusses previous development from the topic and gives an overview of the future. In general, a review paper is usually long, ranging from 5000 to 8000 words or even more, depending on the case being reviewed. 
 

Case study
A case study is an article  are usually those that contribute significantly to the knowledge in the field. 


 

General structure of original research paper and case study

Paper identity
The title should be short and simple. After the title of the manuscript, followed by the names of authors and affiliation. Last is the complete contact information for the corresponding author, including the email address.

Abstract
The abstract section is created in a single paragraph. The first sentence generally states the purpose of the experiment and the next sentence explains how the investigation is conducted. The next sentence presents an overview of the experimental results and the last sentence describes the significance of the results and their impact on the field of study in general. Add 3-6 strong keywords.

Introduction
The introduction of a manuscript includes a brief overview of the literature relating to the research topic. Introduction is generally written descriptively, beginning with a broad topic and slowly focusing on the work being done. An introduction usually requires several paragraphs beginning with one or two paragraphs that introduce the reader to the field of the problem under investigation in general. Then, in the next paragraph explains something more specific. The last paragraph is very important, which is what experimental questions will be answered by a study and how to do it.

Method
The research method contains a direct description of the methods used in a study. The method contains the statement of the materials used in the study, the main procedures, the techniques used in the data retrieval, and the analysis techniques. If the research uses a particular experimental design, the method part also includes the design/set up of the research. Similarly, for literature research, theoretical or modeling components are also clearly contained in this section.

Result and discussion
The results (which are also research findings) are generally presented in tables and figures that are interesting and clear. This section of the discussion contains interpretations of research results to give meaning to the reader or provide guidance for further research. All figures and tables need further explanation to reveal the truth.

Conclusion
The conclusion contains a summary of the research findings. Then, followed by the main points of the discussion. A general conclusion ends with a statement about how the research work contributes to the field of study as a whole.

Acknowledgment
This section contains a statement of funding sources for the research work. This section also contains gratitude to those who contributed to the research and preparation of the manuscripts.

References
This section lists all the references cited in the text. Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) using APA style. Citation and reference systems must use the Reference Management System such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero.

General structure of review paper

Paper identity 
The identity of the article review is the same as the original research paper, which includes the title, author, affiliation, and email of the corresponding author.

Abstract
Write in one or two sentences that describe the context and purpose of the review. Then, explain in one or several sentences to give a general description of the methodological approach, including the material and data used. Then, write down a few sentences that describe the main results. Finally, close by the conclusion linked to the objectives. Add 3-6 strong keywords

Introduction
The introduction of a review article is more concise than the original research paper. Introduction generally consists of three main paragraphs, containing:
1. Background: contains general topics, issues, or areas of concern to illustrate the context.
2. Problems studied: contains trends, new perspectives, gaps, or conflicts between findings.
3. Motivation/justification: contains the author's reason for reviewing the literature.

Material and method
The material and methods section contains for example information on data sources, data search strategies, selection criteria of articles included in the review, the amount of research included, and the methods or statistics for its analysis. The researcher must ensure that the data source is clearly identified and valid.

Result and discussion (main section)
The structure of the main part of a review article needs to be a coherent topic arrangement. The main sections are generally divided into sub-sections, such as methodological approaches, models or theories, studies that correspond to other unsuitable versus studies, chronological order, to the geographical location of the reviewed study.

Each paragraph consists of one idea, one aspect, or one topic. In the review article, one paragraph refers to several studies so that the citation per paragraph more. Each paragraph links the findings of the studies discussed with the research questions listed in the introduction. This link creates the article coherence thread that is being created. By linking one study to another, a comparison of the findings will be obtained as a material for discussion. This body text section generally consists of 70-90% of the entire article, excluding identity and reference. As an important note, the author must ensure that the review of the article is written based on the idea, not based on the literature.

Conclusion
The conclusions in the review article differ slightly from the conclusions of the original research paper. The conclusions generally contain the implications of the findings, the interpretation by the authors, and the identification of unresolved recital questions.

Acknowledgment
Acknowledgment in the review article is slightly different from the original research paper. It generally contains gratitude to the people or institutions that assist in the search and supply of literature and data, material arrangement, or process of writing.

References
References to review articles are generally not less than 20 referenced sources and all are expressed in text.  Citation and reference systems must use the Reference Management System such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero

 

Manuscript/paper template

Manuscript/paper template of original research paper & case study
English version      Bahasa Indonesia

Language (usage and editing services)

Please write your text in good English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these). Authors who feel their English language manuscript may require editing to eliminate possible grammatical or spelling errors and to conform to correct scientific English may wish to use the English Language Editing service. Articles sent in Bahasa Indonesia will be edited and translated with a fee that will be charged to the authors (proofreading costs around IDR 400,000.00 per 1000 words).

Artwork

General points
  • Avoid graphic plots that are too crowded.
  • Use the appropriate axis.
  • Symbols and data sets must be clear, easily distinguishable.
  • Make sure you use uniform lettering and sizing of your original figure/artwork.
  • Number the illustrations according to their sequence in the text.
  • Figures should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order.
  • Figure parts should be denoted by lowercase letters (a, b, c, etc.).
  • If an appendix appears in your article and it contains one or more figures, continue the consecutive numbering of the main text. Do not number the appendix figures, "A1, A2, A3, etc."
  • Examples of using Figure, available in manuscript/paper template.

Permissions
If you include figures that have already been published elsewhere, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format. In such cases, material from other sources should be used.

 

Tables

  • Please submit tables as editable text and not as images.
  • Tables can be placed either next to the relevant text in the article, or on separate page(s) at the end.
  • Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and place any table notes below the table body.
  • Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article.
  • Please avoid using vertical rules and shading in table cells. 
  • Tables should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order. 
  • Examples of using Figure, available in full in manuscript/paper template.

References

Kalijaga International Journal (KIJOSH) using APA style. Citation and reference systems must use the Reference Management System such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero.