Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Bioma: Jurnal Ilmiah Biologi focuses on the publication on the results of research, review, or short communication, related with the major of biology and biology education. For the major of biology, including systematics, physiology and metabolism, ecology, bioconservation, cell and developmental biology, microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, biotechnology, and bioinformatics. For the major of biology education, including biology curriculum, teaching biology, instructional media, and assessment.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

BIOMA reviewing policies are:

  • Every submitted paper will be reviewed by Blind Preview Process
  • Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double-blind review method).
  • Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  • The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully in 2 weeks. To screen the plagiarism in the article, can use Plagiarism Checker X or Turnitin.

 

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.

 

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...

 

Peer Review Process

BIOMA reviewing policies are:

  1. The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by editor. It will be evaluated, whether it is suitable for the focus and scope of Bioma: Jurnal Ilmiah Biologi or has a major methodological flaw and similarity score by Turnitin or Plagiarism Checker X.
  2. The manuscript will be reviewed by double-blind review process (reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers)
  3. Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  4. The editor shall inform the result of the review as soon as possible, hopefully in 2 weeks.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full-text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative

 

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 Ethics

JOURNAL PUBLISHER CODE ETHICS

  1. Determining the name of the journal, the scope of science, the timeline, and the accreditation.
  2. Determining the membership of the editorial board.
  3. Defining the relationship between publishers, editors, peer review and other parties in the contract.
  4. Appreciating the confidentiality of the contributing researchers, author, editor, and peer review.
  5. Applying the norms and regulations regarding intellectual property rights especially on the copyrights.
  6. Conducting the policy reviews in the journals and present it to the authors, editorial board, peer review, and readers.
  7. Making the behavior code guidelines for editor and peer review.
  8. Publishing journals on a regular basis.
  9. Ensuring the availability of resources for sustainability journal publishing.
  10. Establishing cooperation and marketing network.
  11. Preparing for the licensing and other legal aspects.

EDITOR CODE ETHICS

  1. Improving the quality of publications.
  2. Ensuring the process to maintain the quality of published papers.
  3. Leading the freedom in delivering the opinion.
  4. Maintaining the integrity of the author's academic track record.
  5. Conveying corrections, clarifications, withdrawal, and an apology if necessary.
  6. Owning the responsibility for styling and formatting the paper, while the contents and any statements in the paper are the responsibility of the authors.
  7. Assessing policies and attitudes of the published journal from the author and peer review to increase responsibility and minimize errors.
  8. Having an open-minded personality in accepting the new opinion or views of others who are different than their personal opinion.
  9. Prohibiting in defending our own opinion, the author or third parties which may result in a false decision.
  10. Encouraging the author, in order to make improvements to the paper until it worth to publish.

PEER REVIEW CODE ETHIC

  1. Receiving the task from the editors to review the papers and submit the review to the editor, as a matter of determining the feasibility of the paper for publication.
  2. Reviewing the papers in a timely manner (on time) in accordance with the style guide based on scientific principles (method of data collection, the legality of the author, conclusions, etc.).
  3. Reviewing the papers that have been corrected in accordance with the standards.
  4. Encouraging the author to make improvements in the papers by providing feedback, suggestions, feedback, and recommendations.
  5. Maintaining the author privacy by covering the results of the corrections, suggestions, and recommendations received by the author.
  6. Reviewers must not review any papers who involve the reviewers in its work, directly or indirectly.
  7. Following the guidelines for peer review in reviewing papers and assessing the evaluation form paper given by the editors.
  8. Reviewing papers substantively by not correcting the grammar, punctuation and mistype.
  9. Ensuring the principles of truth, novelty, and originality; prioritize the benefit of the paper for the development of science, technology, and innovation; also comprehending the impact on the development of science writing.
  10. Prohibiting in defending own opinion, the author or third parties which may result in decision reference becoming non-objective.
  11. Upholding the value of the objectivity and free from any influences.
  12. Ensuring the confidentiality of findings in the paper until it is published.                            
  13. Having a broad understanding of the expertise and ability to provide a review of the paper appropriately and correctly.
  14. Refusing to do a review if the research is not from the field of expertise. Instead, the peer review should be giving a recommendation to the researcher if there is any other expert on the subjects.  
  15. Having an open-minded personality in accepting the new opinion or views of others who are different than their personal opinion.
  16. Refusing to do the review if the deadline given by the editor cannot be reached. If absent the peer review should notify the editor as early as possible.    
  17. The results of the review must be presented in an honest, objective, and supported by clear arguments. Some possible recommendations from the review are:
    1. Accepted without repair
    2. Accepted with minor repairs (after repaired by the author, it is not necessary to go to peer review)
    3. Accepted with major repairs (after repaired by the author, return to the peer review for re-review)
    4. Rejected and recommended for other publication
    5. Rejected and recommended not to publish to any publication because scientifically the paper is flawed for the community.
  18. Giving rejection for the last recommendation as the last choice related to the feasibility of the papers or with an indication of severe violations of the code of ethics related to the author.
  19. Reviewed papers aren’t allowed to be used for personal or third-party interests. Moreover, The use of some of the contents of the reviewed papers must have received permission from the author.

AUTHOR/ARTICLE WRITER CODE ETHICS

  1. Author collectively responsible for the work and the content of the article which cover methods, analysis, calculation, and its details.
  2. The author immediately responds to the comments made by the peer review professionally and timely.
  3. The Author should inform the editor if they retract their paper.         
  4. The author describes the limitations of the study.                        
  5. Author respects the publishers if they demand to not to publish the findings in the form of interviews or through any other media before the publication.
  6. The author informs the editor of (a) paper that is part of a phased research, multidisciplinary, and different perspectives.                                
  7. The author makes a statement that the papers submitted for publication are original, has not been published anywhere in any language, and not in the process of submission to another publisher.
  8. If there is an error in the paper, the author should immediately notify the editor or publisher.                                        
  9. The use of materials from other publications which are copyrighted should be given a written permission and gratitude.
  10. The author refers to the work of others as appropriate in citations and quotations which used in the paper.                                           
  11. When delivering new discoveries or improving inventions the authors should mention the job previous researcher/writer/founder.                                    
  12. The author is not allowed to give a bibliography of the publications if they do not read the publication.                               
  13. If requested, the authors prepared the proof that the research has already met the requirements of the research ethics including the field notes.
  14. Author adequately responds if there are any comments or feedback after the paper published.

Publication Ethics code referenced by the Journal of Humanities Education based on Buku Peraturan Kepala LIPI is sourced from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Scientific Publication Ethics Code can be downloaded here

 

Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism Includes But is Not Limited to:

  1. Refer and/or quoting terms, words and/or sentences, data and/or information from a source without citing sources in the record citation and/or without stating the source adequately;
  2. Refer and/or quoting random terms, words and/or sentences, data and/or information from a source without citing a source in the record citation and/or without stating the source adequately;
  3. Using a source of ideas, opinions, views, or theory without stating the source adequately;
  4. Formulate the words and/or sentences themselves from the source of words and/or phrases, ideas, opinions, views, or theory without stating the source adequately;
  5. Submit scientific papers produced and/or published by others as a source of scientific work without express adequately.

Prevention

To prevent plagiarism, every article that submitted to Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi will be checked in its originality using Plagiarism Checker X or Turnitin

                       

Sanctions

  1. Reprimand;
  2. Letter of warning;
  3. Revocation of the article;
  4. Cancellation of publication.

 

Publication Frequency

Bioma is published 2 (two) times a year in April and October each approximately 10 article 

 

Creative Commons license

 

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