Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Digestive Endoscopy is an academic journal which has been published since 2000 and owned by 3 Societies: The Indonesian Society of Gastroenterology; Indonesian Association for the Study of the Liver; The Indonesian Society for Digestive Endoscopy. The aim of our journal is to advance knowledge in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Digestive Endoscopy fields.

We welcome authors for original articles, review articles, and case reports in the fields of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Digestive Endoscopy.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Original Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript will be reviewed first by an editor. It will be evaluated by editor,  whether it is suitable with our focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw. Every submitted manuscript  which pass this step will be checked to identify any plagiarism before being reviewed by reviewers. One of the reviewer is appointed from other institutions (national or international). This journal uses double-blind review, The manuscript will be sent to the reviewer anonymously. Reviewers' comment are also sent anonymously to author in order to get author's responses based on reviewers' comments. The decision of the revised manuscript will be then evaluated in editorial board meeting, the final decision of whom are sent to author.

 

Publication Frequency

This journal is published three times a year.

 

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.

 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The Indonesian Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Digestive Endoscopy follows guidelines from Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. Our journal adapts COPE to meet high quality standard of ethics for publisher, editors, authors, and reviewers. In this part, we explain the standard for editors, authors, and reviewers.

For Editors

  1. The editor is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to The Indonesian Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Digestive Endoscopy should be published. The editor may discuss with other editors or reviewers in making these decisions.
  2. The editor shall ensure that the peer review process is fair, unbiased, and timely.  Research articles must typically be reviewed by at least two external and independent reviewers, and where necessary the editor should seek additional opinions.
  3. The editor shall select reviewers who have suitable expertise in the relevant field.
  4. The editor should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors. The editorial policies of the journal should encourage transparency and complete, honest reporting, and the editor should ensure that peer reviewers and authors have a clear understanding of what is expected of them.
  5. The editor must protect the confidentiality of all material submitted to the journal and all communications with reviewers, unless otherwise agreed with the relevant authors and reviewers. Unless the journal is operating an open peer-review system and/or reviewers have agreed to disclose their names, the editor must protect reviewers’ identities.
  6. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.
  7. Editors will be guided by COPE flowcharts if there is a suspected misconduct or disputed authorship.

For Reviewers

  1. Reviewers must not share the review or information about the paper with anyone or contact the authors directly without permission from the editor.
  2. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in a reviewer’s own research without the express written consent of the author.
  3. A reviewer should be alert to potential ethical issues in the paper  and should bring these to the attention of the editor, including any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which the reviewer has personal knowledge.
  4. Reviews should be conducted objectively.  Reviewers should be aware of any personal bias they may have and take this into account when reviewing a paper. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate.

For Authors

  1. Author(s) should ensure that the article has not been published previously.
  2. Author(s) should ensure the originality of the work.
  3. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical behaviour is unacceptable.
  4. Author(s) should ensure that they follow the authorship criteria that are taken from International Committee of medical Journal Editor (ICMJE).
  5. The author(s) haven’t suggested any personal information that may make the identity of the patient recognizable in any forms of description part, photograph or pedigree. When the photographs of the patient were essential and indispensable as scientific information, the author(s) have received the consent in written form and have clearly stated it.
  6. Statements of compliance are required if the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, or if it involves the use of animal or human subjects.
  7. Studies on patients or volunteers require ethics committee approval and informed consent, which should be documented in the paper.
  8. Authors of the journal should clarify everything that may cause conflict of interests such as work, research expenses, consul­tant expenses, and intellectual property on the document of ICMJE form disclosure.

All articles and issues in The Indonesian Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Digestive Endoscopy have unique DOI number registered in Crossref.