Education and Linguistic Knowledge Journal (Edulink) is a journal published by the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Islam Kadiri, Indonesia. This journal is available in print and online and highly respects the publication ethic and avoids any type of plagiarism. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the editorial board, the peer-reviewers, and the publisher. This statement is based on Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE’s) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication
The publication of an article in Education and Linguistic Knowledge Journal (Edulink) 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.
The editor of the Education and Linguistic Knowledge Journal (Edulink) 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.
The editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without considering race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
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Unpublished information revealed in a submitted manuscript will not be used by the editorial board for their own research purposes without the express written permission of the author(s). As a result of handling the manuscript, privileged information or suggestions received by editors would be kept confidential and not used for their personal interests and advantages. Editors will not accept manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest arising from competitive, collaborative, and any other relationship with other persons, institutions, and companies connected to the manuscript.
The research script writer must present accurate data about the work performed. The manuscript must contain sufficient reference detail to allow others to cite. Deception or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable.
Data Access and Storage
Authors are asked to provide raw data in relation to the manuscript for editorial review and must be prepared to provide public access to the data.
An author is not allowed to publish the same research paper in more than one journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal together is to publish unethical and unacceptable behavior.
Citation of other people's work must always be done. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the work being reported.
Basic Mistakes in Publishing Work
When an author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in his published work, it is the author's obligation to immediately notify the Editorial Board to withdraw or correct the manuscript.