Al Muta'aliyah Journal of Islamic Education [JMIE] publishes peer-reviewed articles on Islamic education both theoretically and practically as well as the development of Islamic education. The following statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing articles for the Al Muta'aliyah Islamic Education [JMIE] Journal, namely: writers, editors, peer reviewers, and publishers.
Duties Of Editors
Decision on Article Publication Editor in Chief of Al Muta'aliyah Journal of Islamic Education [JMIE] is responsible for deciding which articles to submit to the journal should be published. Editorial Leaders are guided by the journal's editorial board policies and are subject to legal requirements regarding copyright and plagiarism.
The Editor in Chief can confer with the editor or other reviewers in making this final decision. Manuscripts should be evaluated solely on the basis of their intellectual value without regard for race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, or the nationality of the author.
Editorials and editorial staff may not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than authors, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers and appropriate publishers. Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscripts may not be used by anyone with a view of the manuscript (when handling it) in his own research without the written consent of the authors.
Duties of Reviewers
Peer reviews assist the Editor in Chief and editorial board in making editorial decisions while editorial communication with the author can also assist the author in improving the paper.
Speedy Selected Referees.
Reviewers who feel ineligible to review the assigned manuscript or are unable to provide an immediate review should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process. Manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They may not be shown, or discussed with, anyone else except with the Editor in Chief's permission. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.
Standard of Objectivity.
Reviews should be conducted objectively. There will be no personal criticism from the author. Reviewers must clearly express their views with supporting arguments.
The reviewer must identify relevant published works that have not been cited by the author. Any statements that have previously been reported elsewhere must be accompanied by relevant citations.
Reviewers should also call the Chief Editor / Editorial Board attention for any similarities or overlaps between the manuscript under consideration and other published papers which they are personally aware of.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest.
Reviewers may not review manuscripts in which they have a conflict of interest that results from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions associated with the paper.
Duties of Authors
Reporting standards the author of the original research report must present an accurate report of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. The underlying data must be presented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to allow others to copy the work.
Data Access and Retention
Authors may be asked to provide raw data in connection with papers for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to them, where possible, and should in any case be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
Originality and Plagiarism
Authors should ensure that they have written completely original work, and if the author has used someone else's work and / or words this should be quoted or cited appropriately.
Multiple and Concurrent Publications
An author may not generally publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or major publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time is unethical and unacceptable publishing behavior.
Appropriate recognition of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that were influential in determining the nature of the work being reported. Author of papers writing should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, implementation, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions must be listed as co-authors. If there are other people who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be recognized or registered as contributors.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors must disclose in their text any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that could be construed to influence the results or their interpretation of the text. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed. Fundamental errors in published work When an author discovers significant errors or inaccuracies in his published work, it is the author's obligation to immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work with the editor to retract or correct the paper.