Peer Review Process

The articles published by PERSPEKTIF are firstly reviewed by Mitra Bebestari (Reviewer) before being published. The acceptance of articles for publication is determined by The Chairman of Editorial Board in session forum based on recommendations or comments from Bebestari (Reviewer). Screening Plagiarism on the submitted manuscripts is done with the help of computer applications such Turnitin.

The Chief Editor will assign the manuscript to the Managing Editor for further handling. The Managing Editor will ask at least two scientists to review the research article manuscript. All manuscripts were subject to double-blind peer review, both reviewer and author identity withheld from reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process to meet standards of academic excellence.
In short, the steps are:

  1. Submission of manuscripts (by the author);
  2. Examination and Selection of Manuscripts (by managers and editors). The editor has the right to accept, reject, or review directly. Before the next process, a plagiarism check using Turnitin was carried out for each script.
  3. Manuscript Review Process (by reviewers);
  4. Notification of Acceptance, Revision, or Rejection of Manuscript (by editor to author based on reviewers' comments);
  5. Paper revisions (by the author);
  6. Submission of Revisions based on Reviewer Suggestions (by authors) with a similar flow to point number 1.
  7. If the reviewer seems satisfied with the revision, notify it for acceptance (by the editor).
  8. Proving and publishing galleys.

The steps 1 to 5 are considered as 1 round of the peer-reviewing process. The editor or editorial board considers the feedback provided by peer reviewers and makes a decision. The following are the most common decisions:

  • Accepted, as is. The journal will publish the paper in its original form;
  • Accepted by Minor Revisions, the journal will publish a paper and ask the author to make minor corrections (so that the author revises within the specified time);
  • Accepted by Major Revisions, the journal will publish the paper as long as the author makes changes suggested by reviewers and / or editors (allow authors to revise within the specified time);
  • Resubmit (conditional refusal), the journal is willing to reconsider the paper in another round of decision-making after the author has made major changes;
  • Rejected (outright rejection), the journal will not publish the paper or reconsider even though the author makes major revisions.