About the Journal
Focus and Scope
IMAJERI is an international, open access, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that is online publishes two times in a year. Is providing a platform for the researchers, academicians, professionals, practitioners, and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, case studies, literature reviews and book reviews on linguistics, literature, and their teaching.
All research must have been carried out within an appropriate ethical framework. Authors whose manuscript are submitted to the journal must present the originality of their manuscript, not should not be published elsewhere in any form until they have recieved formal acceptance/ rejection of their work publication in the journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
Authors are required to provide accurate and accountable research data in the manuscript and must appropriately cite the sources. Authors also need to unsure that the manuscript is free from plagiarism.
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported research. 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. All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship should be listed in an ‘Acknowledgements’ section.
Data Access and Retention
Authors, if asked, must be able to provide the raw data in connection with the manuscript for editorial review, and should in any circumstances be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after 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. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.
The editor of the IMAJERI is responsible for deciding which of the articles 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.
An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
The editors 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 editors' own research without the express written consent of the author.
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 quality of a paper.
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 editors and excuse himself from the review process.
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. The reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting rationale arguments.
Acknowledgement of Sources
Reviewers should identify the source of references 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 with any of the authors or institutions connected to the papers.
It is committed to ensure that commercial interest has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. IMAJERI will assist in communications with other journals where this is useful to the authors. IMAJERI is working closely with all related divisions to set standards for best practices on ethical matters, errors and retractions--and are prepared to provide specialized legal review and counsel if necessary.
Peer Review Process
All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. The review proccess uses double blind review system. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.
Authors who wish to submit articles must send them via system and it is free of charge. Here are the guidelines for writing the manuscripts:
- The articles must be original and have never been published or are being submitted to another journal. The articles should be about linguistics, literature, or their teaching. The manuscripts should be 15-17 pages long, single space using A-4 paper size, Times New Roman size 12.
- The name of the author should be written without academic titles and placed under the title of the article, followed by the name of the institution and mailing address (email or phone number). If the manuscript is written by a team, all members of the team must be written. However, the editor only deals with the main author or whose name is in the first place.
- The articles should be written in Bahasa Indonesia or English correctly in the form of an essay. The title of the article should be capitalized and placed in the center. The subtitles should be aligned to the left without numbering. The sub-subtitles are written in the order of letters and numbers in bold italic.
- The articles should be written in the following systematic order: title, author’s name, address of institution and correspondence (e-mail address), abstract (100-120 words: containing objectives, methods, research results, and main conclusions); keywords; introduction (containing research problems, current scientific situation, may refer to the literature on which research is based); method; results and discussion (reinforced by relevant research theories or findings); conclusion; credits/thanks; bibliography.
- Referral sources should be up-to-date (the last five years). Primary referral sources are preferable (research articles in scientific journals/magazines or research reports).
- The information of citations/references are written in brackets. Mention the pages of direct quotations, for example: ... (Hidayatullah, 2015:16).
- The bibliography is listed alphabetically and chronologically, for example:
- Book: author’s name (if the name is more than one word, take the last entry), year, title (italic), city of publication, publisher.
Chaer, Abdul. 2009. Pengantar Semantik Bahasa Indonesia: Edisi Revisi. Jakarta: Rineka Cipta.
- Journal article: author’s name, year, title (in quotation marks), journal’s name (italic), volume/number, page.
Hidayatullah, Syarif. 2011. “Meningkatkan Kemampuan Apresiasi Puisi dengan Cooperative Integrated Readeng and Compotition”. STILISTIKA Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia, Volume 2, Nomor 1, Juni 2011, hlm. 18-23.
- Internet: author’s name, year, title (in quotation marks), site, access date.
Budiwiyanto, Adi. 2015. “Korpus dalam Penyusunan Kamus”. http://badanbahasa.kemdikbud.go.id/lamanbahasa/artikel/1580 Diunduh 2 Agustus 2015.