Peer Review Process

Research articles submitted to this online journal will be reviewed by colleagues. Accepted research articles will be available online (free download) following the journal peer review process. The language used in this Journal is Indonesian.

Reviewing manuscripts written by fellow scientists is a privilege. However, it is a time-consuming responsibility. Therefore, the RADIAL Journal Editorial Board, writers, and audience appreciate your willingness to accept this responsibility and dedication. Agercolere Journal follows a fast and fair blind peer review process, and also ensures the quality of published articles. Therefore, the RADIAL Journal requires a Reviewer who can provide insightful and useful comments on the manuscript sent in about 2 weeks. Maintaining the RADIAL Journal as a high-quality scientific journal, relies on reviewers with a high level of expertise and ability to be objective, fair and broad-minded in evaluating the manuscript.

Here is a list of items that need to be reviewed:

Novelty topic
Scientific reliability
Valuable contribution to science
Add new aspects to existing fields of study
Ethical aspects
Scientific error
Grammar, punctuation, and spelling
References are provided to support content
The structure of the article submitted and its relevance to the author's guidelines

Every submitted article will be independently reviewed by two peer reviewers. The review process applies Double Blind method. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation.  After being reviewed, there will be four kinds of editor decision based on reviewers’ recommendation:

Accept Submission: The submission will be accepted without revisions.
Revisions Required: The submission will be accepted after minor changes have been made.
Resubmit for Review: The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, may be accepted. It will require a second round of review, however.
Decline Submission: The submission will not be published in the journal.