Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Lingua Cultura is a semiannual journal, published in May and November, first publication is in 2007. Since 2016, it is accredited by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education under the decree number 2/E/KPT/2015. The journal contents are managed by the English Department, Japanese Department, and Chinese Department, Faculty of Humanities, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia. The objective of the journal is to provide a forum for lecturers, researchers, students, and practitioners to present their ideas, concepts, and new theories in language and culture; and to disseminate theory, research, and teaching reviews to the academic community of language and literature studies in Indonesia and abroad.

 

Lingua Cultura presents articles based on research in the study of language, culture, and literature. The coverage of language includes linguistics and language teaching, the area of culture includes cultural studies and social studies, and the coverage of literature covers the analysis of novel, film, drama using the relevant theories and concepts. Lingua Cultura has been indexed by World Catalogue, Belefeld Academic Search Engine, Google Scholar and Indonesian Publication Index, Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ).

 

Lingua Cultura published by Research and Technology Transfer Office, Bina Nusantara University. We accept submission from all over the world. Our Editorial Board members are prominent and active international researchers in language, culture, and literatures fields who ensure efficient, fair, and constructive peer-review process.

Start from November 2016, the article processing charge is Rp. 500.000,00 for all accepted papers, and will be freely available to all readers with worldwide visibility and coverage.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

To maintain high standards of quality in  Lingua Cultura Journal,  each manuscript received by the secretariat will undergo the following process:

 

  • Desk review by the editors to determine whether the manuscripts comply to the writing rule and plagiarism check (we use Turnitin for plagiarism check)


  • After content review, the article will undergo the language review by invited Peer Reviewer using Grammarly - Online Grammar Checker


  • Most submissions receive an initial editorial decision within 2 weeks from the date of the submission


  • An article shall be reviewed by max 2 month per reviewer & be sent back to Editor


  • Then a manuscript is accepted for publication,  Manuscripts under review for possible publication in Lingua Cultura Journal must be new, original and previously unpublished. They may not be submitted for review elsewhere concurrent to their submission


  • After pass the first step, the manuscripts are reviewed by at least two blind-peer reviewers. The reviewers do not know the names or identities of the authors during this process, nor do the authors know the identity of the reviewers. Reviewers may be National or International Editorial Board members or they may be invited Peer Reviewers

 

Publication Frequency

Lingua Cultura is a semiannual journal, published in May and November.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle of making research freely available to the public to support a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

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...

 

Publication Ethics

Lingua Cultura is a peer-reviewed national accredited and international journal. 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 (Bina Nusantara University). 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 Lingua Cultura 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 behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

 

Bina Nusantara University as publisher of Lingua Cultura 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 Department of International Relations of Bina Nusantara University and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

 

Publication decisions

The editor of Lingua Cultura 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.


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 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.

 

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 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.

 

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Ienneke Indra Dewi

Editor in Chief of Lingua Cultura

 

 

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