Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The UNM Geographic Journal is published twice a year (March and September). This journal publishes various articles from peer reviewed and research results related to geography of science and geography education.

UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ) published manuscripts on research in education, particularly related to teaching and learning, theory and practice in education an also about geography science and material object. The journal welcomes submissions from around the world as well as from indonesia.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

UGJ Journal runs a double blind peer review process for submitted articles. The submitted article process runs 2-3 months peer review until publish.

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ) operates a Double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous Publication of research articles by UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ) is dependent primarily on their scientific validity and coherence as judged by our external expert editors and/or peer reviewers, who will also assess whether the writing is comprehensible and whether the work represents a useful contribution to the field.
Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two to three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.


Where an author is prevented from being the copyright holder, minor variations may be required. In such cases the copyright line and license statement in individual articles will be adjusted, for example to state ‘© 2016 UGJ UNM copyright’. Authors requiring a variation of this type should inform  during or immediately after submission of their article. Changes to the copyright line cannot be made after publication of an article.

Exceptions to copyright policy
There may be exceptions concerning copyright and licensing for articles which were previously published under policies that are different from the above. For instance, occasionally UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ)  may co‐publish articles jointly with other publishers, and different licensing conditions may then apply. In all such cases, however, access to these articles is free from fees or any other access restrictions.

Information specifically regarding permissions and reprints can be found here. Please contact us if there are questions.
Where an author is prevented from being the copyright holder, minor variations may be required. In such cases the copyright line and license statement in individual articles will be adjusted, for example to state ‘© 2016 Crown copyright’. Authors requiring a variation of this type should inform UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ) during or immediately after submission of their article. Changes to the copyright line cannot be made after publication of an article.

Exceptions to copyright policy
There may be exceptions concerning copyright and licensing for articles which were previously published under policies that are different from the above. For instance, occasionally UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ) may co‐publish articles jointly with other publishers, and different licensing conditions may then apply. In all such cases, however, access to these articles is free from fees or any other access restrictions.

 

 

Publication Frequency

UGJ is published twice a year in March and September.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

UGJ is a peer reviewed journal with open access. The article processing or delivery of the manuscript submitted to the manager or editor through an online system or by using the OJS Open Access publishing model.

In this publishing model, papers are peer-reviewed in the normal way under editorial control. The paper appears electronically and freely available fro

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m our website. Authors can also use articles that have been published in pdf format either for non-commercial use on a personal website or non-commercial institutions. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of articles UGJ

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Publication Ethic

The Journal of UNM Geographic Journal (UGJ) is a scientific publication that contains the results of research in the field of educational study about geography , geography material object , and other relevant activities. To that end, invited various article writers from within and abroad. This statement of ethical codes of ethics is a statement of ethical code of all parties involved in the process of publication of this scientific journal of managers, editors, bestari partners, and authors / authors.

The statement of scientific publication code ethics is based on the LIPI Regulation Number 5 in 2014 about Scientific Publication Code Ethics, which uphold 3 ethic values in publication, they are: (i) neutrality, it is clear from conflict of interest in the publication processing; (ii) justice, it gives right to the writer to claim his/her papers; and (iii) Honesty, it is clear from duplicating, fabricating, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publication.       

Duties and Responsibilities of the journal processor 

  1. Deciding the title of the journal, the study scope, the period, and accreditation if it is necessary.
  2. Arranging the membership of editor committee.
  3. Defining the relationship between the publisher, editor, experts, and other participants in the agreement.    
  4. Respecting to the confidential things, whether it is for the contributed researchers, writers/authors, editors, and experts.
  5. Applying norms and conditions about the rights of intellectual properties, especially the copyrights.
  6. Studying the journal policies and deliver them to the authors/writers.
  7. Creating code ethics guidance for editors and experts.
  8. Publishing the journal regularly.
  9. Giving guarantee the availability of funding sources for the continuity of journal publication.
  10. Setting networks and marketing.
  11.   Preparing the license and other legalizing things.

Duties and Responsibilities of editors

  1. Meeting the readers and authors/writers requirements.
  2.  Attempting to the increasing of publication quality continuously.
  3.  Applying the process to assuring the quality of published papers/articles.
  4. Promoting freedom of ideas objectively.
  5. Maintaining the integrity of academic track record of the authors/writers.
  6.  Submitting corrections, clarifications, returning, apologizing if necessary.
  7. Responsible for the style and form the writing, whilst the content and any statements written in the writing is the responsibility of the writers/authors.
  8. Actively asking the writer/authors, readers, experts, and the editors committee about their opinion and suggestion to increase the publication quality.
  9. Promoting the assessment to the journal for each finding.
  10. Supporting the ideas to decrease the research and publication errors by having the authors/writers to enclose their Ethic Clearance forms that have been approved by the Ethic Clearance Commission.
  11. Participating ideas to educate the researchers about publication ethics.
  12. Studying the effects of publication policies on the writers/authors and experts and fixing it in order to increase the responsibilities and minimize the errors.
  13. Having open-minded attitude toward the new or others ideas which possibly oppose personal view. 
  14. Do not force on his/her own view, authors/writers or third parties view that can cause in giving subjective decision.
  15. Motivate the authors/writers in order to do constructive improvement to have the proper publications.

Duties and responsibilities of experts

  1. Commanding duties from the editors committee to review the papers and deliver the results to the editors to determine a proper published paper.
  2. The reviewers cannot review a paper which involves him/her self directly or indirectly.
  3. Keeping the privacy of the authors to not publish the corrections, suggestions, and recommendations by giving critics, suggestions, and recommendations.
  4. Encourage the authors/writers to do improvement to their papers.
  5. Review again the papers that have been reviewed based on the standards.
  6. The papers are reviewed in time based on the scientific standard form determined (Data collection method, the authorization of the author, conclusion, etc).

Duties and Responsibilities of the authors/writers

  1. Ensure that the author who registers has met the requirements as an author.
  2. Collectively responsible for his profession and the content of the article including the method, analysis, calculation/measurement, and details.
  3. State the sources (including fund) directly or indirectly.
  4. Explain the limits in his/her writing.
  5. Give response to the correction given by the expert professionally and on time.
  6. Inform to the editor if she/he wants to cancel his/her participation.
  7.   Make a statement letter stated that the paper is genuine, never published in other publishers and in any other languages, and not in process of proposing to the other publishers.

 

Information And Charges

Information for Author who submit article in UGJ

For Charges

Article Submission charges Free

Article Processing To Publish charges (APCs) IDR 550.000

 

Plagiarism

All work in the manuscript should be free of any plagiarism, falsification, fabrications, or omission of significant material.

Authors are expected to explicitly cite others' work and ideas, even if the work or ideas are not quoted verbatim or paraphrased. This standard applies whether the previous work is published, unpublished, or electronically available. Failure to properly cite the work of others may constitute plagiarism. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

The processing of articles in UGJ journals, before being accepted the palgiation test using grammarly application that is accessed online https://www.grammarly.com/

 

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