FOCUS AND SCOPE

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage presents articles, research reports, and book reviews of Indonesian and International affairs related to religious literature and heritage as well as their developments.

This journal focuses on religious studies (both contemporary and classical) particularly in the fields of Religious Literatures, Cultures, and Heritage in Nusantara and Nusantara (Indonesia) and its relation to the same discussion on South-east Asia and Asian Continents.

This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars in Indonesia and overseas with humanities and social science backgrounds. Both library and fieldwork based studies are welcome.

The subject covers many perspectives such as philosophy, theology, philology, sociology, anthropology, politics, archeology, art, history, hermeneutics, linguistics, and media studies.


PEER REVIEW PROCESS

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage , published twice a year since 2012, is a bilingual (English and Arabic), peer-reviewed journal, and specializes in religious studies in the field of literature either contemporarily or classically and heritage located in Asia. All submitted papers are subject to double-blind review process. Click here to get the information about author guidelines.

 


OPEN ACCESS POLICY

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage by Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Agency for Research and Development and Training Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://heritage.kemenag.go.id/index.php/heritage/index.


PUBLICATION ETHICS

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage is a peer-reviewed international journal, available in print and online and published two times a year. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Office for Research and Development and Training, Ministry of Religious Affairs, The Republic of Indonesia). This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

 

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Heritage of Nusantara is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Office for Research and Development and Training, Ministry of Religious Affairs, The Republic of Indonesia as publisher of Heritage of Nusantara takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

 

Publication decisions

The editor of the Heritage of Nusantara is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

 

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

 

Confidentiality

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

 

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

 

Duties of 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.

Promptness

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

 

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


PLAGARISM POLICY

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable for all author and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) when plagiarism is identified by Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage anti-plagiarism software detection (we are using turnitin.com )  in an article that is submitted for publication.

 
Plagiarism is copying another person’s text or ideas and passing the copied material as your own work. You must both delineate (i.e., separate and identify) the copied text from your text and give credit to (i.e., cite the source) the source of the copied text to avoid accusations of plagiarism.  Plagiarism is considered fraud and has potentially harsh consequences including loss of job, loss of reputation, and the assignation of reduced or failing grade in a course."
 
This definition of plagiarism applies for copied text and ideas:
 1. Regardless of the source of the copied text or idea.
 2. Regardless of whether the author(s) of the text or idea which you have copied actually copied that  text or idea from another source.
 3. Regardless of whether or not the authorship of the text or idea which you copy is known
 4. Regardless of the nature of your text (journal paper/article, web page, book chapter, paper submitted for a college course, etc) into which you copy the text or idea
 5. Regardless of whether or not the author of the source of the copied material gives permission for the material to be copied; and
 6.  Regardless of whether you are or are not the author of the source of the copied text or idea (self-plagiarism).
 
When plagiarism is identified by the Plagiarism Checker  software,  the Editorial Board responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the article in agreement with the following guidelines:
 
Minor Plagiarism
A small sentence or short paragraph of another manuscript is plagiarized without any significant data or idea taken from the other papers or publications.
Punishment: A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the manuscript and properly cite the original sources.
 
Intermediate Plagiarism
A significant data, paragraph, or sentence of an article is plagiarized without proper citation to the original source.
Punishment: The submitted article is automatic rejected.
 
Severe Plagiarism
A large portion of an article is plagiarized that involves many aspects such as reproducing original results (data, formulation, equation, law, statement, etc.), ideas, and methods presented in other publications.
Punishment: The paper is automatic rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles to the journal.

PUBLICATION FREQUENCY

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage is a Journal published online biannually in June and December.


PUBLISHING FLOW

 

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