Publication Ethics


Publication Ethics Statement

Jurnal Kajian Islam Interdisciplinary (JKII) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles twice in a year. The statement of publication ethics is made to clarify ethical behavior of all parties engaged in the act of publishing articles in the JKII, including but not only limited to the author, the editor-in-chief, the managing editors, the board of editors, the peer-reviewers, and the publisher, namely the Postgraduate Program of Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The statement adopts Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (  


Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of articles in Jurnal Kajian Islam Interdisipliner (JKII) is an essential aspect from which the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge are built up, and as this reflects the quality of the work of authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles notably support and embody the scientific methods. Thus, it is important to adopt standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing, including but not only limited to the author, the editor-in-chief, the managing editors, the board of editor, the reviewers, and the publisher. As the publisher of JKII, Postgraduate Program of Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Yogyakarta takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously, and it recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities. The Postgraduate Program thereby has the commitment to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

Plagiarism and Similarity Checker

An article that can be reviewed by the board of editors after showing the result of the plagiarism and similarity checker which demonstrates that the level of similarities is less than 20 percent. The following tools used by the JKII to detect such plagiarism and similarity are Grammarly, Plagiarism Checker, and Turnitin.

Publication Decisions

The editors are responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the JKII should be published. The editors are 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

The editors at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, socio-religious organization backgrounds, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy and affiliation of the authors.


The editors and any editorial board members must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

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

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

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


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.


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 and fairly. Personal criticism of the author considered as an offense is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Source

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 behavior 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 behavior 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. Additionally, 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.