Manuscript Editorial Process

Efforts to Improve the Quality of Manuscript Content

  • Initial preview

The editorial office staff checks the similarity of substance with other sources (similarity checking), and the completeness of additional files (materials provided in Community Service, questionnaires, and other relevant data).

The initial length of the pre-review review process is a maximum of 14 days from the submission of the manuscript, then communication between the editorial office staff and the author will go through the discussion panel on the submission page.

  • Prereview

The editor is adjusted to the knowledge contained in the manuscript. A pre-review review is carried out to communicate the completeness of the substance of the content of the manuscript prior to peer review through a panel discussion, the time required in this process depends on the availability of the editor, and the length of the pre-review is a maximum of 30 days from the assignment.

  • Formal review

Review of bestari partners is carried out by colleagues other than members of the editorial board, or can be carried out by members of the editorial board of the JIPPM journal. The editor will send the manuscript (without the identity and affiliation of the author) to several (at least two) review partners in accordance with the scientific discussion of the manuscript. Communication between reviewers and authors will be moderated by the editor, the length of one review/manuscript under review (round) is two weeks, and the total time in this process is a minimum of 30 days, and a maximum of 75 days.

  • Postreview

The post-review review is carried out by the JIPPM editor. The communication that is built between editors, writers, and editor-in-chief in this process aims as a final part to get the best part of the manuscript before it is published. The post-review process takes 15 days.


Dissemination Preparation, Article Content Layout Arrangement, Full Text in Various Versions

  • Manuscript accepted, abstract publication

Manuscripts that have gone through a post-review process will be accepted by the editor, and the abstract will be submitted to the nearest issue of publication.

  • Proofreading and copyediting

This process is editing which includes sentence modification (if needed), checking language, tables, and figures and curating reference metadata (in-cite and bibliography). The editor will put the supporting script files into the data repository (Fighsare and Zenodo). Uncorrected proof manuscripts are communicated to the author, and then the production stage.

  • JIPPM journal environment style adjustment, and full text publishing

The provision of full text in accordance with the style of the JIPPM journal environment is possible with HTML or XML output. The publisher is working on making a PDF version available.


Layout of the contents of the script

  • Title

The number of words that make up the title is a maximum of 18 syllables, excluding conjunctions. Using Indonesian and English.

  • Author Name and Affiliation

The full name of the author or authors, may consist of one or more syllables. Writing affiliation starts from the unit/unit/study program-faculty-university-city-country.

  • Abstract

Abstract consists of Indonesian and English languages. The maximum number of words in the abstract is 250 words.

  • Keywords

Keywords contain the main theme carried by the manuscript. The strategy for writing keywords to make publications easier to find through internet search engines is choosing keywords according to the words in the title and words that are often used in the abstract. A maximum of six keywords consisting of Indonesian and English.

  • Introduction

Describe the phenomena that exist in community groups so that the urgency of activities can be known. Provide a scientific basis for the model of community service/innovation carried out in the community.

  • Method

Explain how the activities are carried out, starting from the recruitment of participants, details of implementation time, materials and delivery methods.

  • Results and Discussion

Convey how the results or achievements of the activities that have been carried out can be attached with documentation of these activities (photos/videos). If the findings require a scientific basis as part of the discussion, interpret the results on the basis of relevant scientific sources.

  • Conclusion

The conclusion answers the purpose of community service or innovation. Convey the benefits of existing activities, and provide suggestions for follow-up activities.

  • Implication

Explain the implications of activities on existing phenomena in the community based on the results/findings.

  • Deficiency

Convey the things that hinder the achievement of activities that are not optimal.

  • Statements
    • May contain submissions of names that contribute to the implementation of activities but are not included as authors. Explain if there is a conflict of interest originating from funders, institutions, and/or other professionals.
    • Acknowledgments to the entities involved in the implementation of the activities.
    • State the name of the funder and the decision number.
  • Author contribution

If there is more than one author, please describe the author's contribution based on the CRediT taxonomy.

  • Bibliography

Compilation of the bibliography must use the reference manager application. The reference envelope style is the American Psychological Association style (APA).

Manuscript Layout Templates

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