Ethical Guideline

The publication of an article in EDUCATIONIST: Journal of Educational and Cultural Studies (JECS) is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. As the publisher of EDUCATIONIST: Journal of Educational and Cultural Studies (JECS), the Department of Literasi Nusantara Publisher takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and it recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities.

Publication Decisions
EDUCATIONIST: Journal of Educational and Cultural Studies (JECS) is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making their decisions.

Plagiarism Check
Plagiarism screening will be conducted by EDUCATIONIST: Journal of Educational and Cultural Studies (JECS) Editorial Board.

Fair Play
An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

The editors and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in the editors' own research without the express written consent of the author.