Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

AKSARA aims at providing a media or forum for researchers, faculties, and graduate students to publish their research papers in the field of linguistic and literary studies. The scope of AKSARA includes linguistic, applied linguistic, interdisciplinary linguistic studies, theoretical literary studies, interdisciplinary literary studies, literature and identity politics, philology, and oral tradition. AKSARA is published by Balai Bahasa Bali, Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan. AKSARA accepts articles from authors of national or international institutions. Authors are free of charge throughout the whole process including article submission, review and editing process, and publication.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

  • Reviewers will provide written feedback on the appointed time with  a commitment to contribute scientific values and significance to the assigned duty, e.g. by making available the reviewer’s feedback in written documents.concerning purpose of the research and its scientific values, this is done by mitra bebestari (reviewers) in written documents.
  • Reviewers will confirm whether  submitted manuscripts are well-composed, concise, relevant, scientifically accurate, original, and of the journal’s focus and scope. persuasive.
  • Reviewers will avoid personal comments and critics.
  • Reviewers will not open communication in any form with authors except authorized by the editor. Strictly forbidden contacting the author without permission from the editor.
  • In the case of being unconfident to return a review within the mutually agreed time frame, reviewers will promptly inform the editor and recommend other potential reviewers. Informing the editor as soon as possible if fail to finish the review beyond the due date and suggesting other qualified mitra bebestari (reviewers).
  • Reviewers will decide the the scientific performance, originality, and the work’s scope. Reviewers should provide feedback for improvement and give recommendations of acceptance or rejection based on evaluation scale. during the rating scale.
  • Reviewers will check the manuscript for its originality and ensure that there is no copyright infringement. Checking that every article is original and did not violate any copyright.
  • Reviewers will notify the editors if they have conflicts of interests resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with the authors, institutions, or companies related to the manuscripts. Telling the editors to be aware of conflicts may caused by the article, such as private, financial, and etc; should it happens, reviewers must find the right solution to solve it.
  • Reviewers will ensure that the standards and policies applied by the journal have been appropriately adhered by the submitted manuscripts.  Ensuring that the article is meeting journal’s standard.
  • Reviewers will protect readers from erroneous or defective researches  which might not be verifiable or able to be validated by the readers..
  • Reviewers will anticipate any statements from previous relevant reports or published works without proper citing. citing the works which is relevant for other scholars.

 

Publication Frequency

AKSARA is a Journal published online twice a year in the middle of the year (June) and in the end of the year (December).

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Open Access Policy

AKSARA provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public to supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


AKSARA is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

 

Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to AKSARA will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.

 

Plagiarism Check

Every article accepted by AKSARA shall be an object to Grammarly writing-enhancement program conducted by AKSARA Editorial Board

 

Accreditation Certificate

AKSARA has been awarded a certificate as a Scientific Journal by The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) since 2016.

Updated Accreditation Number: 714/Akred/P2MI-LIPI/04/2016
Valid thru: April 2019

 

References Management

Every article submitted to AKSARA shall use reference management application e.g. Mendeley

 

Article Processing Charges And Submission Charges

Every article submitted to AKSARA will not have any 'Article Processing Charges' or 'Submission Charges'. This includes peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.