PUBLICATION ETHICS

For the author:

1. Reporting Standard: Authors must present an accurate report of the original research conducted. Researchers must present the results honestly and without manipulation of data. The manuscript should contain sufficient detail and references to allow others to repeat research and use reference management. Manuscripts must follow journal submission guidelines.

2. Originality and Plagiarism: Originality and Plagiarism: The writer must make sure to write original works. Authors are required to check plagiarism against the manuscripts to be submitted using the plagiarism check application. Authors need to pay attention to relevant previous works and publications that have been written by other researchers. Primary literature should be cited whenever possible. Original words taken directly from publications by other researchers must be included in quotation marks according to the standard citation technique.

3. Multiple Publications: Authors may not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time. Authors may not submit the same manuscript and have been published to other publishers. The double publication act would result in the author's article in the Manna Rafflesia Journal being canceled.

4. Source recognition: Authors must acknowledge all data used in the research through citation. Proper recognition of the work of others must always be done and citation must also be done properly or use reference management.

5. Article authorship: Authorities of research publications must accurately reflect individual contributions to their work and reporting. Authorities should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, implementation, or interpretation of the reported research. Others who have made significant contributions must be listed as co-authors. The author also ensures that all authors have viewed and approved the submitted version of the manuscript and inclusion of their names as co-authors.

6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors must disclose in their text any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that may be interpreted to influence the results or their interpretation of the text. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

7. Fundamental Errors in Published Work: If the author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in the submitted manuscript, the author must immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work with the editor to retract or correct the article.

8. Manuscript revision: Authors are required to make revisions to the manuscript as suggested by Reviewer 1 and 2, sending corrections to the manuscript is done at a time determined by the Editor team. For authors who do not send corrections to the manuscript on time, the author's manuscripts will be postponed for publication.

For Editors

1. Pre-Review: The editor checks every manuscript that has been submitted by the author. The editor reviews the manuscript based on writing guidelines which include Title, Abstract, Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, and Reference (AIMRaD). The manuscripts that have passed the pre-review are sent to the reviewers.

2. Submitting to Reviewers: The editor has the right to send the manuscripts that have passed the pre-review to the reviewers. Editors have the right to determine a script reviewer according to their field of expertise and content. Editors must apply the double-blind principle in submitting manuscripts to Reviewers. Editors must ensure that the peer-review process is carried out fairly and wisely. Editors must explain the peer review process through information for authors. Editors must run appropriate peer reviewers of the manuscripts considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient and relevant expertise and working to avoid conflicts of interest.

3. Objectivity: Editors apply the principle of fairness by looking at the objectivity and quality of the text, regardless of the author's academic title, ethnicity, and institution. Editors can place restrictions on writers who provide a manuscript that does not match the focus and scope of the Manna Rafflesia Journal.

4. Confidentiality: As long as the manuscript has not been published, the editor must ensure that the information regarding the manuscript submitted by the author is kept confidential. The editor should critically assess any potential breaches of data protection and author confidentiality to the reviewer.

5. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: Journal Editors will not use material not intended for publication that is disclosed in a submitted manuscript without the written consent of the author. Editors may not be involved in the decision to publish manuscripts if they are found to have conflicts of interest.

6. Publication Decision: Based on the review report from the reviewer, the editor can accept, reject, or request modification to the manuscript. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers should always drive such decisions. Editors may be guided by the existence of journal editorial board policies and are limited by applicable legal requirements regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can confer with other editors in making decisions. Editors must be responsible for everything they publish and must have procedures and policies to ensure the quality of the materials they publish and maintain the integrity of the articles published.

For Reviewer:

1. Confidentiality: The reviewer process applies the double-blind principle, so the reviewer does not know who the author of the script is. Reviewers are also not allowed to discuss the manuscript with other parties other than the editor.

2. Review Form: Use the review form prepared by the editor. The review form is a form that helps reviewers to assess the manuscript systematically and objectively.

3. Aspects reviewed: Reviewer conducts special reviews on the continuity of the text from the title, abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusions, and bibliography. Reviewers can report a plagiarism of a manuscript. Reviewers are not allowed to change the substance of the author's ideas. Changes to the manuscript idea can be submitted to the editor as needed.

4. Constructive attitude: Reviewers should be constructive in their reviews and provide feedback that will help the authors improve their manuscript. Reviewers should clarify which additional studies are suggested which are important to support the claims made in the text under consideration. The observer must avoid conflicts of interest. Information or ideas that are specifically obtained through peer review activities must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.

5. Timeliness: Reviewers must respond within a reasonable timeframe in accordance with predetermined policies. If a reviewer feels that it is impossible for him to complete the review of the manuscript within the stipulated time, he must communicate with the editor so that the manuscript can be sent to other reviewers.