Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Media Konstruksi : Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipilprovide a publication vanue for researcher and practitioner of civil engineering for varios disciplines. These may include but are not limited to various fields such as:


  • Structural Engineering

  • Transportation Engineering

  • Water Resources Engineering

  • Geotechnical Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Material Science

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All reviewing process are in double blind peer review and managed by editor in the OJS. Some things that need attention from the authors as well as reviewer are as follows:


  1. Originality Of The Paper And Its Contribution To The Field

  2. Theoretical / Conceptual Framework

  3. Statement Of The Problem

  4. Significance Of Research

  5. Literature Review

  6. Methodology

  7. Quality Of Data Or Findings

  8. Results And Conclusion

  9. Readability And Writing Style

 

Open Access Policy

The journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author.



You can access all published manuscripts here.

 

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

Media Konstruksi : Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil  is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. 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 journal of Media Konstruksi : Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil 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.

Publication decisions. The editor of the Media Konstruksi : Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil 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 co nfer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play. The 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 Editors
The editor 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 journa'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. The editor at any time evaluates 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 editors 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 behavior and are unacceptable.

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 behavior 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.

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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Dr. Try Sugiyarto Soeparyanto, ST., MT
Editor-in-Chief,
Media Konstruksi : Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil

 

Author Fee

Media Konstruksi : Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil welcomes article submissions and does not charge Article Processing Charges (APCs) and Article Publication Fee (Free). Readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge. For Libraries/Individual, can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.

 

Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism Policy

Editorial Team Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmia Teknik Sipil acknowledges that plagiarism is unacceptable and therefore establishes the following policy which states specific actions (penalties) if plagiarism is identified in an article submitted for publication in the Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil.

Definition:
Plagiarism is an act intentionally or unintentionally in obtaining or trying to obtain credit or value for a scientific work, by quoting part or all of another party's scientific works and/or works that are recognized as scientific works, without stating the source precisely and adequately.

For that, then:

Articles must be original, never before published, and not in the process of waiting for publication elsewhere. Material taken verbally from other sources needs to be clearly identified so that it differs from the original text.

If plagiarism is identified, the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for reviewing the article and will approve actions according to the level of plagiarism detected, with the following guidelines:

Plagiarism Rate
1. Plagiarized some short sentences from other articles without mentioning the source. Action: The author is given a warning and a request to change the text and quote properly.
2. Plagiarized most of the other articles without proper citation and did not mention the source. Action: The submitted article is rejected for publication in the Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil and the author may be sanctioned for not being allowed publication in the Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil.

All article authors are responsible for the contents of the articles they submit because they all sign the Letter of Originality of the Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil. If the article is classified as plagiarism, then all authors will be subject to the same action.

If the author is proven to have submitted a manuscript to the Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil by simultaneously sending it to other journals, and this overlap is found during the reviewer process or after publication, then action is given according to point 2 above.

If plagiarism is found outside the rules above, the editor of the Media Konstruksi: Jurnal Ilmiah Teknik Sipil has the right to impose sanctions according to the policies of the editorial team.

 

Editorial & Publishing Process