Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Widyakala Journal is carried original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of Liberal Arts, Sustainable Eco-Development, and Entrepreneurship, or in short so-called LSE pillars. The journal dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies, and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development. 

The focus of the study selected by the Widyakala Journal is Urban Development and Urban Lifestyle. Acceptance of articles can be based on

  1. Results of empirical research (surveys, case studies, experiments, archival analysis, design, and historical approaches);
  2. Results of theoretical studies aimed at advancing existing theories, adapting theories to a local situation, or proposing new concepts/theories;
  3. The theoretical finding with the aim of investigating and synthesizing on existing theories;
  4. Research results from science, engineering, and community service in the form of concepts, prototypes or ready products for the market.

Specifically, the scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following fields.

  • Climate change
  • Ecology and sustainable development
  • Waste and water management
  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Renewable and sustainable energy
  • Social sciences, humanities, and social impact assessment
  • Green construction and sustainable development
  • Earth and environmental technologies
  • Remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Smart system, information and communication technologies
  • Product design and materials, arts, multimedia, and branding concepts
  • Urban governance and air pollution
  • Impacts of globalization and financial crises
  • Poverty alleviation, equality and health and well being
  • Entrepreneurship phenomenon and challenges
  • Architectural issues

Widyakala also opens to receive a special issue that related to the three core of UPJ's excellence above. The content and format for the special issue are similar to the regular issue. Note that the paper accepted for a special issue is at least five papers which are all investigates one big issue or one big theme. Proposals should be sent by email to the Editor, Wayan Suparta (wayan.suparta@upj.ac.id). 

 

Section Policies

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Articles

The journal is open for submission online, conducted review process (peer review), indexed in Crossref, Base, Google Scholar, Garuda, and OneSearh. Acceptance paper is based on the review results and revision by authors and free from plagiarism elements.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Articles that pass the initial assessment of the section editor will be sent to Mitra Bestari (external reviewer) for review of the feasibility of publication through a single-blind review process. At least two reviews are required to assess a paper to get the high-quality of paper and for fair play. Reviewers know the authors’ names and backgrounds, but authors don’t know those of the reviewers. The peer review results will state as below.

A. Be accepted
B. A revision is required
C. Resubmission for review
D. Denied, the denied article will be archived.

A paper can be accepted if the plagiarism checker through Turnitin software or plagiarism detector software shows the similarity below 20%.

 

Publication Frequency

The journal is published twice a year every March and September. A minimum paper published per issue is five papers. In addition, the journal also accepts a special issue related to the focus and scope. The review process and acceptance for a special issue are similar to the regular issue.

 

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.

 

Editorial Team

Editor in Chief

Wayan Suparta (SCOPUS ID: 24330191400; h-index: 8), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia
 

Editorial Board

Agustinus Agus Setiawan (SCOPUS ID: 55816801400h-index: 1), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia

Eddy Yusuf (SCOPUS ID: 6602270930h-index: 8), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia

F. J. Putuhena (SCOPUS ID: 25928598400h-index: 4), Pancasila University, Indonesia

Johannes Siregar (SCOPUS ID: 57205429806h-index: 3), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia

Mohd Nadzri Md Reba (SCOPUS ID: 23493588000h-index: 6), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Nattika Navapan (SCOPUS ID: 23493588000h-index: 1), Naresuan University, Thailand

Nur Uddin (SCOPUS ID: 54948199600h-index: 5), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia

Rahmah Elfithri (SCOPUS ID: 36197970500h-index: 5), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Suhal (SCOPUS ID: 56725636000h-index: 2), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

 

Managing Editor

Suhery Handoko - LP2M Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia

 

Board of Reviewers

BOARD OF REVIEWERS
  • Agustinus Agus Setiawan (SCOPUS ID: 55816801400h-index: 1), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia
  • Eddy Yusuf (SCOPUS ID: 6602270930h-index: 8), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia
  • Emirhadi Suganda (SCOPUS ID: 53874305200h-index: 1), Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta 
  • F. J. Putuhena (SCOPUS ID: 25928598400h-index: 4), Pancasila University, Indonesia
  • Hendy Tannady (SCOPUS ID: 57201357278h-index: 4), Universitas Bunda Mulia, Indonesia  
  • Johannes Siregar (SCOPUS ID: 57205429806h-index: 3), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia
  • Leenawaty Limantara (SCOPUS ID: 6508172501h-index: 8), Ma Chung Research Center for Photosynthetic Pigments, Malang 
  • Mohd Nadzri Md Reba (SCOPUS ID: 23493588000h-index: 6), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Nattika Navapan (SCOPUS ID: 23493588000h-index: 1), Naresuan University, Thailand
  • Nur Uddin (SCOPUS ID: 54948199600h-index: 5), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia
  • Rahmah Elfithri (SCOPUS ID: 36197970500h-index: 5), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Suhal (SCOPUS ID: 56725636000h-index: 2), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
  • Wayan Suparta (SCOPUS ID: 24330191400h-index: 8), Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Indonesia

 

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

Introduction

Academic Journals requires all authors to adhere to the ethical standards as prescribed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Authorship

Inclusions of a person who do not meet authorship requirement as specified by the editorial checklists or the exclusion of a person who meets the requirement is a violation of this publication ethics.

Plagiarism

‘The practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own’ Oxford Dictionaries

Submitted manuscripts should be the original works of the author(s). Academic Journals will follow COPE guideline in suspected cases of plagiarism. All of the submitted manuscripts will be checked by a reputable and premium version of plagiarism software. 

Duplicate manuscripts

"Duplicate publication is a publication of a paper that overlaps substantially with one already published, without clear, visible reference to the previous publication" ICMJE Overlapping Publications, It is unethical for authors to submit a manuscript to more than one journal at the same time, either within Academic Journals or any other journal. This includes the submission of manuscripts derived from the same data in such a manner that there are no substantial differences in the manuscripts. Duplicate submission also includes the submission of the same/similar manuscript in different languages to different journals.

Fabrication and falsification of data

Fabrication, manipulation or falsification of data is a violation of this publication ethics. Academic Journals will follow the COPE guidelines in suspected cases of fabrication and falsification of data.

Citations manipulation

Authors should use only citations that are relevant to their manuscripts. Addition of references which are not relevant to the work is strongly discouraged. Irrelevant self-citation to increase one’s citation is unethical. Unnecessary citation of articles for the sole purpose of “increasing” the articles’ citation is unethical. Unnecessary citation of articles from a particular journal to “increase” the journals citation is unethical.

 

Licence Content

Copyright of WIDYAKALA JOURNAL (p-ISSN:  2337-7313, e-ISSN: 2597-8624)

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