Publication Ethics

Matapena: Jurnal Keilmuan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Pengajarannya is a national journal published by the Indonesian language and literature education program Majapahit Islamic University.

Publication Ethics

Publishing articles in Matapena: Jurnal Keilmuan Bahasa, Sastra, dan Pengajarannya is a very important building block in developing knowledge coherent and respected. This is a direct reflection of the work quality of the authors and the institutions that support them. Articles reviewed and supported by scientific methods. It is therefore important to disclose the ethical standards of conduct necessary for all parties involved in keterb, namely: authors, journal editors, partners, publishers, and community.

Indonesian Language and Literature Education Program, Majapahit Islamic University, Mojokerto, Indonesia as publisher of Matapena: Journal of Language, Literature, and Teaching is responsible for all processes and responsibilities and ethical responsibilities and other responsibilities. Institutions other than commit to ensuring that there is no editorial, but to help communicate with managers and / or other users if necessary and necessary.

Institutions other than committed to ensuring that reprint advertisements and other commercial revenue have no impact or effect on editorial decisions, are also committed to assisting communication with other journals and / or publishers if deemed useful and necessary.

Publishing Decision 

The editor of Matapena is responsible for deciding which of the submitted articles to be published. Validation of the work and its significance for researchers and readers should always encourage the decision. Editors may be guided by the journals editorial policy and limited by legal provisions as should be upheld regarding defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors may negotiate with other editors or assessment teams in making this decision.

Fair Treatment 

Editors always rate the text based on their intellectual content without distinction of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship or political philosophy of authors.


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

Notice and Conflict of Interest 

Unpublished materials disclosed in the submitted manuscript shall not be used in the editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Confidential information or opinions obtained through the appraisal of a bestary partner shall be kept confidential and shall not be used for personal gain. Assessors shall not weigh the manuscript in which they have a conflict of interest arising from a connection or a competitive, cooperative, or other connection with any author, company, or agency associated with the article.

All authors must notify in their text any financial conflicts or other substantive conflicts that may be allegedly influencing the outcome or interpretation of their manuscript. All financial support for the project should be notified.

Contributions to Editorial Decisions 

Assessment of bestari partners helps editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with authors can also help authors improve their writing.


Any assessors selected who feel ineligible to assess the research reported in a script or know that a quick review will be unlikely to have to notify the editor and free him from the assessment process.


Any text received for judgment must be treated as a confidential document. The document should not be shown or discussed with others unless authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity 

Assessment must be done objectively. Criticism is personal to the author is not justified. Valuers must express their views clearly with supportive arguments.

Source Recognition 

Valuers must identify relevant published works that are not quoted by the author. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been previously reported must be accompanied by the relevant quotation. An assessor should also ask the editor to pay attention to the similarity or overlap between the assessed text and other published articles.Fair recognition of the work of others must always be given. The authors should cite the influential publications in determining the nature of the work reported.

Reporting Standards 

The author must present an accurate report of the created work and an objective discussion of its significance. The principal data must be accurately represented in writing. A post should include enough detail and references to enable others to repeat the work. Fraudulent or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Originality and Plagiarism 

The authors must ensure that they have written works that are entirely original, and that they have quoted correctly if using the works and / or the words of others.

Double Publishing, Repetition or Simultaneously 

A writer in general should not publish a script that essentially explains the same research in more than one major journal or publication. Submitting the same script to more than one journal simultaneously is unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Authorship Writing 

Authorship should be limited to those who make an important contribution to the reported conception, design, execution or interpretation of the study. All important contributors should be listed as co-authors. If there are others who participate in certain important aspects of the research project, they must be acknowledged or listed as contiributors. The right writer should ensure that all appropriate joint authors are included in the paper, and that all joint authors have seen and approved the final version of the text and have agreed to submit it for publication.

A fundamental mistake in published works 

If an author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in his or her publications, it is incumbent upon the author to immediately notify the editor or publisher of the journal and work with the editor to retract or correct the writing.