PUBLICATION ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT
Jurnal Al-Murabbi is a scientific periodical journal that managed by peer-review, in which other scientists (peer-review) evaluate the article’s value and credibility before published. This journal is dedicated to publish scientific articles in the study of Islamic education from different aspects and perspectives as well as the themes that have been determined. This journal is available in print with ISSN: 2477-8338, and online with ISSN: 2548-1371, and published twice a year, in December and June . Al-Murabbi aims to become one of the forums for ideas and results of researchers dissemination in the field of Islamic education. In addition, it also can be a major reference in the same field. Al-Murabbi committed to keep maintaining the high ethical standard in scientific publication include the peer-review, author, journal editor, and publisher.
ETHICAL GUIDELINE FOR JOURNAL PUBLICATION
The publication of an article in Jurnal Al-Murabbi 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 the 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 Al-Murabbi , Program Studi Pendidikan Agama Islam Faculty of religion Islam, Yudharta Pasuruan University, Indonesia, takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and it recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities, committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.
The editors of Al-Murabbi 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.
It is basically author’s duty to only submit a manuscript that is free from plagiarism and academically malpractices. The editor, however, double checks each article before its publication. The first step is to check plagiarism against offline database developed by Program Studi Pendidikan Agama Islam Faculty Religion Islam Yudharta Pasuruan University.
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 editors' own research without the express written consent of the author.
DUTIES OF REVIEWERS
Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer review assists the editors in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the authors may also assist the author in improving the quality of the paper.
Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editors and excuse himself from the review process.
Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
Standards of Objectivity
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Acknowledgement of Sources
Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by a proper citation. A reviewer should also call to the editors' attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other pub.