This statement of the scientific code of ethics is a statement of the code of ethics of all parties involved in the Journal of Health Sciences (JI-KES) publication process, namely managers, editors, review partners, and authors. This code of ethics for scientific publications statement was created using the Regulation of the Head of LIPI Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications sourced from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The essence of the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications is: I free from three interests in publication management, namely fairness, granting authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors/writers, and iii) honesty, namely free from duplication, falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism in publications.
Journal Manager's Duties and Responsibilities
- Journal Manager's Duties and Responsibilities
- Determine the journal's name, scientific scope, frequency, and, if necessary, accreditation.
- Determine the editorial board's composition.
- In a contract, define the relationship between publishers, editors, review partners, and other parties.
- Appreciate things that are confidential, both for contributing researchers, authors/writers, editors, and review partners.
- Implement norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyrights.
- Review the journal's policy and submit it to the authors, the editorial board, reviewers, and readers.
- Create a code of conduct guidelines for editors and reviewer.
- Publish journal regularly.
- Ensure the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal publishing.
- Building a network of cooperation and marketing.
- Create permits and other legal documents.
Editor's Duties and Responsibilities
- Providing for the needs of readers and authors/writers
- Consistently strive to improve the quality of publications.
- Implement processes to ensure the quality of published papers.
- Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic track record
- Assisting writers in adhering to the established writing guidelines.
- If necessary, submit corrections, clarifications, retraction, and apologies.
- Responsible for the style and format of the written work, while the author/writer is responsible for the content and all statements in the written work.
- Actively seek feedback from authors, readers, reviewers, and editorial board members in order to improve the quality of publications.
- Encouraging journal evaluation for the errors.
- Support initiatives to reduce research publication errors by asking authors to attach an ethical clearance form that has been approved by the Ethics Clearance Commission.
- Support initiatives to educate researchers on publication ethics
- Examining the impact of publication policies on the attitudes of authors/writers and peer reviewers, with the goal of increasing responsibility and reducing errors.
- Be an open minded to a new ideas or the perspectives of others that may differ from your own.
- Failure to defend one's own point of view, the author's point of view, or a third party, which may result in an unobjective decision,
- Encouraging authors and writers to improve their written work so that it is publishable.
Reviewer' Duties and Responsibilities
- Reviewing the written work and submitting the study results to the editor as material for determining the validity of a published written work.
- The reviewer may not conduct a review of the written work that involves himself, either directly or indirectly.
- Protect the author's privacy by not disclosing the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations.
- Encouraging authors to improve their written works.
- Review the written work that has been corrected in accordance with the standards that have been established.
- Papers are reviewed in a timely manner in accordance with the publication environment's style and scientific principles (data announcement methods, author legality, conclusions, etc.).
- Notifying the editor if the reviewer is unable to complete his review results on time.
- Author's Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure that the list of authors/authors meets the criteria as authors/authors
- Share responsibility for the article's work and content, including methods, analysis, calculations, and details.
- State the origin of the resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly.
- Describe the study's delimitations.
- Respond to reviewers' comments in a professional and timely manner.
- Notify the editor if he intends to withdraw his written work.
- Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, has never been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.