This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal including the author, the editorial board, the peer reviewer and the publisher.
Authors should read author guidelines and any policies that related to their submission. Authors not allowed to withdraw their submission after entering the review stages.
Editors evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the author. The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about submitted manuscript to anyone other than corresponding author, reviewer, potential reviewers, other editorial adviser, and the publisher as appropriate. Editors are responsible for deciding which articles should be published. Editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making decision.
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. Any selected reviewer who feels unqualified to review the manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process. Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments. 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. 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.
The publisher is Balitbangda Provinsi Kalimantan Selatan. As a publisher takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. Publisher together with editorial board will assist in communication with other journal and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.