Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Khizanah al-Hikmah : Jurnal Ilmu Perpustakaan, Informasi, dan Kearsipan, in general, covers all subjects regarding of librarianship, information, and archieve sciences. The examples of the covered research areas as follows;

  • digital library, 
  • information retrieval tools, 
  • academic libraries, 
  • school libraries, 
  • special libraries, 
  • information sources and services, 
  • information science
  • integrated library system, 
  • bibliometrics, 
  • webometrics, 
  • infometrics, scientometrics, 
  • ICT in library, 
  • archieve science, 
  • etc., related to its main subject areas

 

Section Policies

Volume 1 Nomor 1, Juni 2013

Editors
  • Muhammad Azwar
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Volume 1 Nomor 2, Desember 2013

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Volume 2 Nomor 1, Juni 2014

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Volume 2 Nomor 2, Desember 2014

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Volume 3 Nomor 1, Juni 2015

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Volume 3 Nomor 2, Desember 2015

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Literature Studies

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Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to Khizanah al-Hikmah : Jurnal Ilmu Perpustakaan, Informasi, dan Kearsipan undergoes a double-blind peer review process starting with initial review by the Editorial Board members and is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is mostly based upon their reports/recommendation. The reviewing process takes up to 1-4 months from the date of receipt of the article. Where manuscript revision is required, authors are urged to ensure that the necessary corrections are made before the manuscript can be accepted for production. The Editorial Board members, however, reserves the right to make the final decision on the status of the manuscript with regard to publication.

Open Access Policy

The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available through the globe.

 

Publishing Ethics

This publishing ethics is mostly adopted from Elsevier Publishing Ethics

Duties of the Publisher

As the publisher of the journal, Jurusan Ilmu Perpustakaan UIN Alauddin Makassar must stand as a guardiance of the scholarly papers published by the journal. The publisher must fully support the huge efforts made by the editors. As a peer review journal, the publisher must built a solid communication with the reviewers.

The publisher should have relationship with other institutions in the field. Besides, we must also provide editors with technical, procedural, and legal support. And the most important thing is to educate authors/researchers on publishing etics.   


Duties of the Editors

Publication Decision

The editor of the journal is solely and independently responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. 

Peer-Review

The editor shall ensure that the peer review process is fair, unbiased, timely. Research articles must typically be reviewed by at least two external and independent reviewers. The editor must keep a good communication with reviewers.

Fair Play

The editor should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, sexual, orientation, religous belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

The editor shall use the journal's standard electronic submission system for all journal communications.

The editor shall establish, along with the publisher, a transparent mechanism for appeal against editorial decisions.

Duties of the 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. Peer review is an essential component of formal scholarly communication, and lies at the heart of the scientific method.

Confidentiality

Reviewers must keep the received papers as confidential documents. They must not share the review or information about the paper with anyone or contact the author directly without permission from the editor. 

Standard of Objectivity and Competing Interests

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Reviewers should be aware of any personal bias they may have and take this into account when reviewing a paper. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

If a reviewer suggests that an author includes citations to the reviewer's (or the associates') work, this must be for genuine scientific reasons and not with the intention of increasing reviewer's citation count or enhancing the visibility of their work (or that of their associates). 

Duties of Authors

The authors must ensure that his/her manuscript does not infringe any copyright laws, and must indemnify the editors and publisher against any copyright infringement. It is the responsibility of the authors to obtain permission to use copyrighted material and provide such evidence upon submitting the manuscript.

Above all, matters about journal publishing ethics refer to "Peraturan Kepala Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia Nomor 5 Tahun 2014 Tentang Kode Etika Publikasi Ilmiah" (The Rules of Indonesian Institute of Sciences Regarding of Code of Scientific Publication Ethics) as it can be downloaded HERE.

 

Publication Fee

Khizanah al-Hikmah : Jurnal Ilmu Perpustakaan, Informasi, dan Kearsipan does not charge author(s) APCs (Article Publication Charges), submission charges, or another fees. All processes of article publication are free of charge.