Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics of Jurnal Gantang

Jurnal Gantang is a journal published in two numbers in one volume (year), namely May and November. Jurnal Gantang publishes scientific writings of thought, very carefully selected literature studies, and research in the field of Mathematics Education.

Jurnal Gantang is a journal with a blind review system, an essential aspect of disseminating knowledge. The realization of a scientific approach can be supported by writing the results of a blind review. The authors' writing quality and affiliations are reflected in the publications. Considering some of these things, it is necessary to standardize behavior/ethics for all related parties in the publication of articles in the Jurnal Gantang. The associated parties include the chief of the journal, the editor of the journal, the reviewer, and the author. The publication ethics guidelines for the Jurnal Gantang are in line with the publication ethics of Elsevier.

Ethics for Chief and Editor of Jurnal Gantang

a. Subject to Publication Decisions

The Chief of Jurnal Gantang is responsible for deciding which articles will be processed and published in the journal. This decision is based on the validation of the article related to the specified scope and the contribution and significance of the article for researchers in particular and readers in general. In carrying out their duties, the Chief and Editor of the Journal are guided by the policies of the editorial board and are subject to and comply with legal provisions that need to be enforced, such as defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can discuss with other editors and journal managers, or other reviewers in making these decisions.

b. Objective Assessment 

The chief and editor of Jurnal Gantang conduct reviews and evaluations of the submitted manuscripts based on their intellectual content without discrimination in religion, ethnicity, ethnicity, gender, nation, and others.

c. Maintaining Confidentiality 

The chief and editorial staff maintain Confidentiality about the manuscripts that have been received and may not provide any information regarding the manuscripts to anyone other than the authors, reviewers, prospective reviewers, and the editorial board.

d. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest 

The content contained in each article received by Jurnal Gantang editorial and has not been published may not be used for research/research/other interests personally by the editor concerned without including the written permission of the author concerned. Information or ideas obtained through blind review must be confidential and not used for personal gain. Editors must refuse to review a manuscript if the editor has a conflict of interest due to a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship with the author, company, or institution associated with the manuscript.

e. Collaborating in Investigations

If there are deviations and complaints about publication ethics related to manuscripts submitted or published in the Jurnal Gantang, the Chief and Editor must take responsive steps to deal with them. The editor can contact the manuscript writer and consider the complaint. In addition, the editor can also communicate further to the institution/affiliation of the author or related research institutions. When the complaint has been resolved, matters such as publication of corrections, withdrawals, statements of concern, or other records, need to be considered.

Ethics for Reviewer of Jurnal Gantang

a. Forms of Contribution to the Decisions of the Chief and Editor of the Journal 

Decisions made by the chief and editor regarding the manuscript being processed, including the revision of the review results and the decision to publish it, are assisted by the reviewer in a blind peer review scheme. Peer review is an essential component of informal scholarly communication and scientific approaches.

b. Aspects of Timeliness

Manuscripts entered into Jurnal Gantang will be distributed by editors to reviewers. Suppose the assigned reviewer feels that he does not have the qualifications to review a manuscript given by the editor or is in a situation where it is impossible to conduct a review promptly according to the time frame set by the editor. In that case, the relevant reviewer must immediately notify the editor.

c. Confidentiality of Manuscripts

Every manuscript that the Jurnal Gantang has received for later review is categorized as a confidential document. Unless authorized by the editor, such related manuscripts may not be shown to or discussed with others.

d. Review Objectivity 

The objectivity of the review process is highly respected in the Jurnal Gantang. The review must be done objectively. Some things smell like personal criticism of the author, and others are inappropriate and should be avoided. Reviewers must express their views on the manuscript's content accompanied by supporting arguments following their fields.

e. Aspects of Completeness and Authenticity of References 

Publication work that the authors have not cited must be identified by the assigned reviewer. A relevant citation must accompany a previously published statement of observation or argument. To the best of the reviewer's knowledge, the reviewer must notify the editor of any substantial similarity, relevance, or overlap between the manuscript under review and other published articles.

f. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Reviewers cannot use unpublished article content for the reviewer's research purposes without the author's permission. Information or ideas obtained through peer review must be confidential and not used for personal gain. The reviewer must refuse to review the manuscript if the reviewer has a conflict of interest caused by a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship with the author, company, or institution associated with the work.

Ethics for Author of Jurnal Gantang

a. Adhere to Writing Standards (Components and Style) 

The article's content contains an objective discussion of the significance of the author's research. The accuracy of the research data presented in the report is highly demanded. A good article must be detailed and detailed enough to include adequate references to allow other researchers or readers to replicate the work in the article. Fraud or presentation of an inaccurate paper is unethical behavior and cannot be accepted.

b. Access to Research Data

For specific purposes, authors may be asked to provide raw data to review the articles. Authors must also be able to provide public access to such data where possible. They must be able to retain such data for a reasonable period after the article is published.

c. Aspects of Originality and Plagiarism 

Plagiarism in various aspects/forms is an unethical and unacceptable act. The various forms of plagiarism include: acknowledging other people's writings as their own, copying other people's writings, and rewriting substantial and crucial parts of other people's writings without quoting. Self-plagiarism or auto plagiarism is a form of plagiarism. The author must ensure that all the work presented is original. If the author has used another person's work and words, then the author must offer the quotation appropriately before submitting the article to the Jurnal Gantang.

d. Provisions related to Submitting Articles 

Publishing manuscripts/articles to more than one journal is an act that is not allowed. Submitting to more than one journal is an unethical act and, at the same time, unacceptable in scientific publications.

e. Rules for Listing Reference Sources 

Acknowledging the influence received from the results of other people's studies relevant to the investigation being carried out is essential in the publication of scientific papers. The author must mention publications that were influential in preparing his work. Information obtained personally, such as in conversations, correspondence, or discussions with third parties, may not be used or reported without the information source's written permission.

f. Aspects of Writing Authorship 

The author is a significant contributor to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the writing in the article. Meanwhile, the co-author is the party who has made a significant contribution to the author. Accordingly, authors must ensure that co-authors have been included in the manuscript. All co-authors have read and approved the final version of the work and have approved the submission of the manuscript for publication.

g. If Errors in Published Writings Appear

If there are significant errors or inaccuracies in the published work, the author is responsible for immediately notifying the journal editor. The author cooperates with the editor to retract or correct the article. Suppose the editor obtains information from a third party that a published work contains significant errors. In that case, it is the author's responsibility to immediately retract or make corrections to the article or provide evidence to the editor regarding the accuracy of the original writing.