Guidelines for Reviewers
Manuscripts submitted for publication in Gadjah Mada Journal of Professional Psychology (GamaJPP) are subjected to double-blind peer-review. Double-blind reviewing protects the identity of the reviewers and authors. The anonymity of reviewers and authors ensures objective and unbiased assessment of the manuscript. Reviewers are advised to consider the following important aspects of a manuscript when conducting the review.
1. Reporting of Original Results:
The results reported in the manuscript must be original and authentic work of the authors. They should be devoid of any plagiarism and the material should not have been published earlier. Studies which report some reproduced results, for example, a new clinical trial, may also be considered for publication.
2. Experiments and Analyses:
Experiments and other analyses should meet the recognized technical standards and must be described systematically. The research presented in a manuscript should facilitate in reaching accurate conclusions from the statistics. Methods and experiments, as well as reagents, should be documented in detail.
3. Interpretation of Results:
Authors should present and interpret the results and conclusions in an appropriate and comprehensive manner, clearly explaining the results and outcomes of their study. Incomplete interpretation of results may result in rejection of the manuscript.
4. Language of Composition:
The manuscript should be written in Indonesia and English in a clear, direct and active style, free from grammatical errors and other linguistic inconsistencies. All pages should be numbered sequentially, facilitating the reviewing and editing of the manuscript.
5. Experiments involving Humans and Animals:
The research must meet the highest applicable international standards of the ethics of experimentation and research integrity.
Evaluation of manuscripts is carried out by the journal Editors and the invited external peer reviewers according to the following procedures. EDITORIAL PROCESS The editorial process and peer-review workflow are taken care of by a team of Editorial Member who have expertise in their specific fields. The Board Members are sought through invitations to organize and conduct the peer-review of a submitted manuscript keeping the scope of the manuscript and the expertise of Editors in view. Manuscripts are forwarded for evaluation to Editors as well as external reviewers to check if the research work presented in the manuscript:
(a) Falls within the scope of the journal, and (b) Meets the editorial criteria of Gadjah Mada Journal of Professional Psychology (GamaJPP) in terms of originality and quality. Editors may recommend the acceptance or rejection of a manuscript by conducting the peer-review themselves based on their own knowledge and experience, or they may take assistance and advice from other experts in the field. After a review of the manuscript by at least two independent experts, in addition to the views of the Editor, the decision is relayed to the authors.
The six types of decisions are categorized below:
7. Review Comment:
Your review will help the editor decide whether or not to publish the article. Giving your overall opinion and general observations of the article is essential. Your comments should be courteous and constructive, and should not include any personal remarks or personal details including your name.
SELECTION OF REVIEWERS The Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board Members of a journal have the right to select reviewers for a particular manuscript considering the knowledge and experience of the reviewers. Before sending the manuscripts to a reviewer, Gadjah Mada Journal of Professional Psychology (GamaJPP) seeks consent from potential reviewers about their availability and willingness for review. The correspondence between the editorial office of the journal and reviewers is kept confidential.