Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Agroindustrial Technology Journal is focus on Agroindutrial Technology knowledge and consist of :

  1. Halal Agroindustrial Management and Process
  2. Agroindustrial Quality Management
  3. Small Medium Enterprises Productivity and Process Design
  4. Technopreneurship Building Development
  5. Agroindustrial Waste Handling and Process

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The process for reviewing and publishing the manuscripts in ATJ is as follows

1. Manuscript submission

All manuscript must have correct formatting to be considered for publication. Before submitting the manuscript to the Journal. Please check the Guide for the Online Submission to this journal proceeds via Open Journal Systems (OJS) https://ejournal.unida.gontor.ac.id/index.php/atj/

2. Screening for Plagiarism

ATJ Editorial board using Plagiarism checker program. The maximum tolerance level of plagiarism is 20 %.

3. Preliminary Review

Preliminary review will be conducted by the editorial board to evaluate the relevance of the topics and its contribution to agroindustry, depth of the results and discussion within 14 days.  The results of this review, the manuscripts will be rejected or accepted to be reviewed.

4. Peer Review

The editorial boards determine reviewer in accordance with the field of expertise to study the manuscript in depth. The manuscript is given to the reviewer in blind review system (without identity or mentioning the author's name and institution). The reviewer will have 2 (two) weeks to review the manuscript and write his/her comments on the recommendation form.  The recommendations for the manuscript are accepted with minor correction, accepted with major correction, and rejected.

5. Determination of Acceptance Decision

The Editorial Board takes responsibility to decide the submitted manuscript based on the reviewer’s manuscript evaluation. Decisions are made by considering the majority. Based on the recommendation of the reviewer or referees, the editorial board decides on a manuscript will be published or not.   
The Editorial Team will make a summary and list the suggestion from reviewers to facilitate the author in making revision and improvement.

6. Revision of Manuscript by the Author

The manuscript that has been decided to be accepted by the editorial board is returned back to the author. The revised manuscript must be back to the editor within 2 (two) weeks through OJS system, completed with the report of revision.  The revised manuscript will be evaluated by the editor to check whether the manuscript has been revised properly related to the reviewer suggestions, or still need more improvement.  If the manuscript is accepted then the editor board will issue a letter of acceptance for the publication.

7. Editing and Layout of Final Review

The final review manuscript will be edited and formatted by technical editor in Journal Secretary Office, and then sent to the publisher for the final layout.

8. Galley Proof

Electronic proofs are sent via OJS system to the corresponding author’s as PDF file after the final review is completed and should be returned within 48 hours of receipt.  Authors are suggested that this is the final version of the manuscripts and no significant changes will be made at this stage other than typographical or minor clerical errors.

9. Printing by Publisher and online version

The final version is printed by the publisher according to the agreed journal format and print quality.  The online version of the manuscripts will be uploaded in the Journal website, and can be open access to the public.

10. Journal Dissemination

Printed Journals are distributed to the general public as well as documented in Rumah Jurnal Unida Gontor as well as customer, society member or affiliate library. 

 

Publication Frequency

Agroindustrial Technology Journal will publish twice in a year. The important dates as follows :

  1. Delivery Time Articles Period May (November - April) and November (Mei - October).
  2. Acceptance article time: October 7th and April 7th
  3. Issuance Period: May and November

 

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

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
Agroindustrial Technology Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published by Universitas Darussalam Gontor. This statement clarifies the 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. 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 Agroindustrial Technology Journal 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 behaviour for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.
Universitas Darussalam Gontor as the publisher of Agroindustrial Technology Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely 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. In addition, the University of Darussalam Gontor and Editorial Board will assist in
communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and
necessary.
Publication Decisions
The editor of the Agroindustrial Technology Journal 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 evaluates 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.
Data Access and Retention
Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
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 acknowledgement 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.
Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects
If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts 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.

 

Author Fee

Agroindustrial Technology Journal does not charge for article processing charges, submission and publication charges