The Tanjak Journal is a journal with a blind review system which is an important aspect in the dissemination of knowledge. The realization of a scientific approach can be supported by writing the results of a blind review. The quality of the writings of the authors and their affiliates is reflected in the publications. Given and considering a number of these things, it is necessary to have a standard of behavior / ethics for all parties involved in the publication of articles in the Tanjak Journal. The related parties include: journal chiefs, journal editors, reviewers / bestari partners, and writers. The publication ethics guide for the Tanjak Journal is in line with Elsevier's publication ethics.

Ethical Standards for Chiefs and Editors of Tanjak Journal

a. Subject to Publication Decisions

             The Chief of the Tanjak Journal is responsible for deciding which articles will be processed and published in the journal. This decision is based on the validation of articles related to the specified scope as well as the contribution and significance of the articles to researchers in particular and to readers in general. In carrying out their duties, the Chief and Journal Editor are guided by the policies of the editorial board and comply with legal provisions that need to be enforced such as defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can discuss with other editors and journal managers or other reviewers in making these decisions.

 b. Objective Assessment

             The Chief and Editor of the Tanjak journal conducts a review and evaluation of the submitted manuscripts based on their intellectual content without any discrimination in religion, ethnicity, ethnicity, gender, nationality, and others.

c. Keeping secrecy

             The Chief and the editorial staff maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript that has been received and may not provide any information about the manuscript to anyone other than the author, reviewer, prospective reviewer, and the editorial board.

d. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

             The content contained in each article received by the Tanjak Journal editorial and not yet published may not be used for research / other interests personally by the related editor without including written permission from the relevant author. Information or ideas obtained through blind review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Editors must refuse to review the manuscript if the editor has a conflict of interest, due to a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship with the author, company, or institution associated with the text.

e. Collaborating in Investigation 

            If there are deviations and complaints about the ethics of publication regarding the manuscripts that have been submitted or have been published in the Tanjak Journal, the Chiefs and Editors must take responsive steps to deal with them. The editor can contact the script writer and give consideration to the complaint. In addition, the editor can also communicate it further to the institution / author's affiliation or related research institutions. Once the complaint has been resolved, matters such as publication of corrections, withdrawals, statements of concern, or other notes, need to be considered. 


Ethical Standards for Tanjak Journal Reviewers

a. Contribution to the Decision of Chiefs and Journal Editors

             Decisions taken by the chief and editor regarding the manuscript being processed, including the revision of the review results and the decision to publish them are assisted by reviewers in a blind peer review scheme. Peer review is an important component in formal scientific communication (formal scholarly communication) and scientific approaches. 

b. Aspects of Timeliness

             Manuscripts entered into the Tanjak OJS Journal will be distributed by editors to reviewers. If the assigned reviewer feels that he does not have the qualifications to review a manuscript provided by the editor, or is in a situation where it is not possible to conduct a review on time according to the time frame set by the editor, the reviewer concerned must immediately notify the editor. 

c. Confidentiality of Manuscripts

             Any manuscripts that have been received by the Tanjak Journal for later review are categorized as confidential documents. Unless otherwise authorized by the editor, the related manuscripts may not be shown to or discussed with others.

 d. Objectivity of the Review

             The objectivity of the review process is highly respected in the Tanjak Journal. Reviews must be carried out objectively. Some things that contain personal criticism of the author and others are inappropriate and are avoided. Reviewers must convey their views on the content of the manuscript clearly accompanied by supporting arguments in accordance with their fields. 

e. Aspects of Completeness and Authenticity of Reference

             Publications that have not been cited by the author must be identifiable by the assigned reviewer. A statement about previously published observations or arguments must be accompanied by relevant citations. Reviewers must notify the editor of any substantial similarities, relevance, or overlap between the manuscript under review and other published papers, in accordance with the reviewer 's knowledge. 

f. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

             Reviewers are not allowed to use unpublished article content for the reviewer's personal research purposes without the author's permission. Information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. A reviewer should refuse to review a manuscript if the reviewer has a conflict of interest, because of a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship with the author, company, or institution with which the work is associated. 


Ethical Standards for Tanjak Journal Writers 

a. Comply with Writing Standards (Components and Style)

             The article content contains an objective discussion of the significance of the author's research. The accuracy of the research data presented in the article has high demands. A good article must be detailed and detailed enough to include sufficient references to allow other researchers or readers to replicate the work in the article. Fraud or inaccurate presentation of papers is unethical and unacceptable behavior. 

b. Access to Research Data

             For certain purposes, writers can be asked to provide raw data for the writings to be reviewed. Authors must also be able to provide public access to the data whenever possible, and must be able to retain such data for a reasonable period of time after publication of the article.

 c. Aspects of Originality and Plagiarism

             Plagiarism in various aspects / forms is unethical and unacceptable. The various forms of plagiarism include: acknowledging other people's writings as their own writing, copying other people's writings, rewriting substantial and crucial parts of other people's writings without making citation. Self-plagiarism or auto plagiarism is a form of plagiarism. The author must be able to ensure that all work presented is original, and if the author has used the work and / or words of other people, then the author must present the quotation appropriately before submitting the article to the Tanjak Journal. 

d. Provisions related to Submission of Posts

             Publishing manuscripts / articles to more than one journal is an act that is not allowed. Submitting to more than one journal is unethical and at the same time unacceptable in scientific publications. 

e. Rules for Listing Reference Sources

             Acknowledging the influence received from the results of the studies of others that are relevant to the study being carried out is important in the publication of scientific papers. Authors must mention publications that were influential in the preparation of their work. Information obtained privately, such as in conversations, correspondence, or discussions with third parties, may not be used or reported without the written permission of the source of the information. 

f. Authorship Aspects of Writing

             The author is a significant contributor to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the writing in the article. Meanwhile, co-authors are parties who have made significant contributions to the author. Accordingly, the author must ensure that the co-author is included in the manuscript, and all co-authors have read and approved the final version of the work and have agreed to the submission of the manuscript for publication. 

g. If an error in writing published appears

             If there are significant errors or inaccuracies in the work that has been published, it is the author's responsibility to immediately notify the journal editor, the author works with the editor to retract or correct the writing. If the editor obtains information from a third party that a published work contains significant errors, the author is responsible for immediately withdrawing or making corrections to the writing or providing evidence to the editor regarding the accuracy of the original writing.