The statement of scientific publication code ethics is based on the LIPI Regulation Number 5 in 2014 about Scientific Publication Code Ethics, which uphold three ethical values in publication, they are (i) neutrality, it is clear from conflict of interest in the publication processing; (ii) justice, it gives right to the writer to claim his/her papers; and (iii) Honesty, it is clear from duplicating, fabricating, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publication.       

Duties and Responsibilities of the Publisher

  1. Deciding the journal's title, the study scope, the period, and accreditation if necessary.
  2. Arranging the membership of the editorial committee.
  3. Defining the relationship between the publisher, editor, experts, and other participants in the agreement.  
  4. Respect confidential things, whether for the contributed researchers, writers/authors, editors, or experts.
  5. Applying norms and conditions about intellectual property rights, especially copyrights.
  6. Studying the journal policies and delivering them to the authors/writers.
  7. Creating code ethics guidance for editors and experts.
  8. Publishing the journal regularly.
  9. Giving guarantees the availability of funding sources for the continuity of journal publication.
  10. Setting networks and marketing.
  11.   Preparing the license and other legalizing things.

Duties and Responsibilities of the editors

  1. Meeting the readers' and authors' requirements.
  2.  Attempting to the increasing of publication quality continuously.
  3.  Applying the process to ensure the quality of published papers/articles.
  4. Promoting freedom of ideas objectively.
  5. Maintaining the integrity of the academic track record of the authors/writers.
  6.  Submitting corrections, clarifications, returning, and apologizing if necessary.
  7. Responsible for the style and form of the writing, whilst the content and any statements written in writing are the responsibility of the writers/authors.
  8. Actively asking the writer/authors, readers, experts, and the editors' committee about their opinion and suggestion to increase the publication quality.
  9. Promoting the assessment to the journal for each finding.
  10. Supporting the ideas to decrease the research and publication errors by having the authors/writers enclose their Ethic Clearance forms that have been approved by the Ethic Clearance Commission.
  11. Participating in ideas to educate the researchers about publication ethics.
  12. Studying the effects of publication policies on the writers/authors and experts and fixing them to increase the responsibilities and minimize errors.
  13. Having an open-minded attitude toward new or others' ideas which possibly oppose personal view. 
  14. Do not force on his/her own view, authors/writers or third parties view that can cause giving subjective decision.
  15. Motivate the authors/writers to make constructive improvements to have the proper publications.

Duties and Responsibilities of the authors

  1. Ensure that the author who registers has met the requirements as an author.
  2. Collectively responsible for his profession and the content of the article, including the method, analysis, calculation/measurement, and details.
  3. State the sources (including funds) directly or indirectly.
  4. Explain the limits in his/her writing.
  5. Give a response to the correction given by the expert professionally and on time.
  6. Inform the editor if she/he wants to cancel his/her participation.
  7.   Make a statement letter stating that the paper is genuine, never published in other publishers and in any other languages, and not in the process of proposing to the other publishers.