Duties And Responsibilities

A. Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Managers

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scope of science, validity, and accreditation if necessary;
  2. Determine editorial board membership;
  3. Define the relationship between the publisher, editor, peer reviewer, and other parties in a contract;
  4. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, writers, editors, and peer review;
  5. Apply norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyrights;
  6. Examining journal policies and submitting them to the authors, editorial board, peer review, and readers;
  7. Creating a code of conduct guide for editors and peer review;
  8. Publish journals regularly;
  9. Guarantee the availability of financial resources for the sustainability of journal publishing;
  10. Building a network of cooperation and marketing; and 
  11. Prepare licensing and other aspects of legality.

 B. Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Editor

  1. Meeting the needs of readers and writers;
  2. Strive to continuously improve the quality of publications;
  3. Implement a process to guarantee the quality of published works;
  4. Promoting freedom of opinion objectively;
  5. Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic track record;
  6. Submit corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies if needed;
  7. Responsible for the style and format of the paper, while the contents and all statements in the paper are the responsibility of the author;
  8. Actively soliciting the opinions of writers, readers, peer review, and editorial board members to improve the quality of publications;
  9. Encourage the evaluation of the journal if there are findings;
  10. Supporting initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by asking authors to attach an ethical clearance form that has been approved by the ethical clearance commission;
  11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about the ethics of publications;
  12. Reviewing the effects of published policies on the attitudes of writers and peer reviewer and fixing them to increase responsibility and minimize errors;
  13. Having an open mind for new opinions or other people's views that may conflict with personal opinions;
  14. Not maintaining the opinions of themselves, authors, or third parties that can lead to decisions, not objective; and
  15. Encourage writers, so they can improve their writings so that they are suitable for publication.

C. Duties and Responsibilities of Bestari Partners (Peer-Reviewer)

  1. Obtain the task of the editor to study the paper and submit its review to the editor as material for determining the eligibility of a paper to be published;
  2. Not reviewing papers which involve him, both directly and indirectly;
  3. Maintain the confidentiality of the author by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations for the manuscript he studied;
  4. Encourage writers to improve the script;
  5. Re-examine the paper that has been repaired in accordance with the specified standards; and
  6. Review the manuscript in a timely manner according to the style of the journal's environment and based on scientific principles (data collection methods, the legality of the author, drawing conclusions, etc.).

D. Duties and Responsibilities of the Author

  1. Ensure that those who are on the writer's list meet the criteria as an author;
  2. Collective responsibility for work and contents of manuscripts/articles which include methods, analysis, calculations, and details;
  3. Stating the origin of resources, both directly and indirectly;
  4. Explain limitations in research;
  5. Respond to comments made by peer review in a professional and timely manner;
  6. Inform the editor if he will retract his writing, and 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 other publishers.