Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
Khidmatuna: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is a national partnership journal published biannual in print and online by LP3M Syarifuddin Lumajang Islamic Institute. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing articles in Khidmatuna: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat, including authors, editorial boards, best-partner, and publishers. This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


Publishing Ethics Guidelines
Publishing articles in Khidmatuna: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is an important building in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. This is a direct reflection of the quality of work of the writers and institutions that support them. Articles that are reviewed support and contain scientific methods. Therefore, it is important to approve the standards of ethical behavior expected for all parties involved in the publication, namely: authors, journal editors, bestari partners, publishers, and the public.

LP3M Islamic Institute of Syarifuddin Lumajang as publisher of Khidmatuna: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is responsible for overseeing all stages of publication seriously and recognizing ethical responsibilities and other responsibilities. Besides being committed to ensuring that reprint advertisements and other commercial income do not have an impact or influence on editorial decisions, they are also committed to assisting communication with other journal managers and / or publishers if deemed useful and necessary.

Issuance Decision
Khidmatuna: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted must be published. Validation of the work and its important meaning for researchers and readers must always encourage that decision. Editors can be guided by journal editorial board policies and are limited by legal provisions as they must be enforced regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can negotiate with other editors or assessment teams in making this decision.

Fair Treatment
Editors always appraise texts based on their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship or political philosophy of the authors.

Editors and editing staff may not disclose any information about the manuscript submitted to anyone other than the author, expert editor, best partner, and publisher.

Notification and Conflict of Interest
Unpublished material revealed in the submitted text may not be used in the editor's own research without clear written consent of the author.

Contributions to Editorial Decisions
Partner evaluations help editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with the author can also help the author improve his writing.

Each selected assessor who feels that he or she does not meet the qualifications assess the research reported in a text or knows that the review is fast will be impossible must tell the editor and free himself from the assessment process.

Each text received to be assessed must be treated as a confidential document. The document may not be shown or discussed with others unless authorized by the editor.

Standard of Objectivity
Assessment must be done objectively. Personal criticism of the author is not justified. Assessors must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Source Recognition
The assessor must identify the relevant published work that is not quoted by the author. Each statement that an observation, derivation, or previously reported argument must be accompanied by a relevant quote. An appraiser must also ask the editor to pay attention to the similarity or overlap between the text being assessed and other writings that have been published.

Notification and Conflict of Interest
Information or Confidential opinions obtained through evaluating partners must be kept confidentially and may not be used for personal gain. Assessors may not weigh in a text where they have a conflict of interest that arises from a relationship or connection that is competitive, collaborative or otherwise with any writer, or institution related to the writing.

Reporting Standards
The author must present an accurate report of the work made and objective discussion of its significance. The main data must be represented accurately in writing. An article must include sufficient details and references to allow others to repeat the work. Fraudulent statements or intentionally inaccurate behavior are unethical and unacceptable.

Originality and plagiarism
The author must ensure that they have written works that are entirely original, and that they have quoted correctly when using other people's work and / or words.

Double Issuance, Repetition or Concurrent
A writer in general may not publish texts that essentially explain the same research in more than one main journal or publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously is unethical behaviour and unacceptable.

Source Recognition
Fair recognition of the work of others must always be given. The authors must cite publications that influence the nature of the work reported.

Authorship Writing
Authorship must be limited to those who make important contributions to the conception, design, execution or interpretation of reported studies. All people who make important contributions must be included as co-authors. If there are other people who participate in certain important aspects of the research project, they must be recognized or included as contributors. The right writer must ensure that all appropriate co-authors are included in the writing, and that all co-authors have seen and agreed to the final version of the writing and have agreed to submit it for publication.

Notification and Conflict of Interest
All authors must notify in their manuscripts any financial conflicts or other substantive conflicts that might be suspected of affecting the results or interpretation of their text. All financial support for the project must be notified.

Basic Errors in Published Works
If an author finds an error or inaccuracy which means in his publication work, it is the duty of the author to immediately notify the editor or publisher of the journal and work with the editor to retract or correct the writing.