Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritageprovides readers on understanding of Indonesia and International affairs related to religious literature and heritage and its present developments through publication of articles, research reports, and book reviews.

This journal focuses on religious studies in the field of religious literature and heritage either contemporarily or classically located in Asia. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines.


The subject covers textual and fieldwork studies with perspectives of philosophy, Theology, philology, sociology, antropology, archeology, art, history, hermeneutics, linguistics, and media studies.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Book Review

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Peer Review Process

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage, published twice a year since 2012, is a bilingual (English and Arabic), peer-reviewed journal, and specializes in religious studies in the field of literature either contemporarily or classically and heritage located in Asia. All submitted papers are subject to double-blind review process. Click here to get the information about author guidelines.

 

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.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage by Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Agency for Research and Development and Training Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://jurnallektur.kemenag.go.id/index.php/heritage/index.

 

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...

 

About Heritage

Heritage of Nusantara is an academic International Journal published by Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Agency for Research and Development and Training Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia since 2012. This journal specialized academic journal dealing with the theme of religious heritage and literature in Indonesia and Asia.

The subject covers textual and fieldwork studies with perspectives of philosophy, philology, sociology, antropology, archeology, art, history, and many more. This journal invites scholars from Indonesia and non Indonesia to contribute and enrich the studies published in this journal. This journal published twice a year with the articles written in Arabic and English and with the fair procedure of blind peer-review.

 

Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage  will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.

 

 

 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Heritage of Nusantara is a peer-reviewed international journal, available in print and online and published three times a year. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Office for Research and Development and Training, Ministry of Religious Affairs, The Republic of Indonesia). This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication


The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Heritage of Nusantara 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 method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.


Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Office for Research and Development and Training, Ministry of Religious Affairs, The Republic of Indonesia as publisher of Heritage of Nusantara takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.


Publication decisions


The editor of the Heritage of Nusantara is responsible for deciding which of the 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 this decision.


Fair play


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


Confidentiality


The editor 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 an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.


Duties of Reviewers


Contribution to Editorial Decisions


Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Promptness


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 editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Confidentiality


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 the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.


Disclosure and Conflict of Interest


Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.


Duties of Authors


Reporting standards


Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.


Originality and Plagiarism


The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.


Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication


An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.


Acknowledgement of Sources


Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.


Authorship of the Paper


Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.


Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest


All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.


Fundamental errors in published works


When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

 

Publication Frequency

Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage is a Journal published online biannually in June and December.

 

References Management

In writing Citation and Bibliography, Heritage of Nusantara: International Journal of Religious Literature and Heritage uses the Mendeley Reference Management Software.