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Journal of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences publishes research results in interdisciplinary fields of bioresourecs and environmental scienecs that have never been published or are currently being considered for publication in other journals.
Manuscripts in one column form submitted to the Journal of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences must follow the Article Writing Guidelines on this page, or you can also use a script template (camera ready format) in MS.Word here (download)
Authors must submit the manuscript in a soft file form via online submission, by attaching:
1. Cover letter
2. Proposed Potential Reviewer
3. The Manuscript
1. General Overview of Peer Review Process
Basically, the submitted manuscripts will be evaluated by a reviewer appointed by the editorial board.
The submitted manuscripts will be reviewed for the first time by the Editor in Chief or Managing Editor for language suitability and conformity with the scope of the journal and writing procedures according to the author gudilines. If according to the editor the manuscript is fit for review by a team of reviewers consisting of 2 people, then the manuscript will be sent to the reviewer, but if the manuscript does not match the initial criteria, then the manuscript will be returned to the author.
A review team of 2 people will conduct a review using the single blind review process method. The assessment criteria include originality, significance and writing. Editorial Board has the authority to accept or reject the submitted manuscript, as well as ask the author to send back the submitted manuscript.Plagiarism screening of texts submitted to this journal is carried out with the help of TURNITIN apps. The more plagiarism, the article will be immediately rejected (if more than 20% does not include a bibliography).
2. Spesific Overview of Peer-Review Process
Reviewers will be asked to provide comments in a detailed and constructive manner where the comments will be the basis for consideration for editors to reject or accept articles that have been submitted. Some things that need attention from the reviewer are as follows:
a. Originality and significance
Reviewers are asked to discuss the originality of the findings submitted in an article. In addition, reviewers should see whether the findings can significantly influence the scientific community. If the reviewer finds the same work as the article being reviewed, the reviewer can provide suggestions or criticism to improve the way the research results are delivered.
b. The novelty of the theoretical approach and how to discuss the problems
Reviewers are asked to discuss the novelty of the theoretical approach and the way the authors discuss the results of research to solve problems. This novelty element can usually be seen in the introduction section as an introduction to the urgency of the research that has been done.
c. Strengths and weaknesses of the method used
Reviewers are expected to be able to assess the method used. Statistical analysis or other analytical methods that affect the interpretation of results should be criticized in order to improve the quality of the article being reviewed.
d. Reliability of the appearance of research results and conclusions
Reviewers are expected to be able to assess the reliability of the research results and conclusions obtained. This reliability can be assessed through the completeness of the analysis and the data that has been obtained.
e. Layout alignment with the guidelines
Alignment with the guidelines will make it easier for editors to do the editing and lay-outing process. Many writers often ignore this and only format their writing incompletely and perfectly according to the guidelines given. Reviewers can assess this but the main focus is on the content and some previous points.
f. Suggestion and feedback
When found several errors or shortcomings of an article, the reviewer is expected to be able to show clearly, which parts should be improved and what needs to be done to improve the quality of the article.
Bibliography is arranged alphabetically without numbering and the distance between the bibliography is 1 space (10 pt). The writing rules used are as follows:
Bibliography in the form of magazines / scientific journals / proceedings:
Sumin, L., Youguang, M.A., Chunying, Z., Shuhua, S., and Qing, H.E., 2009. The Effect of Hydrophobic Modification of Zeolites on CO2 Absorption Enhancement, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 17(1), 36-41.
Bibliography in the form of book titles:
Fogler, H.S.,2006. Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 4th, Prentice Hall International, Upper Sadle River, New Jersey, pp. 47-93
Djaeni, M., 2008. Energy Efficient Multistage Zeolite Drying for Heat Sensitive Products, PhD Thesis, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
Bibliography in the form of a patent:
van Reis, R.D., 2006. Charged Filtration Membranes and Uses Therefore, US Patent 7,001,550.
Bibliography in the form of a Handbook:
Knothe, G., van Gerpen, J., and Krahl, J., 2005. The Biodiesel Hanbook, AOCS Press, Campaign, Illionis, USA, pp. 70-84
Mujumdar, A.S. and Hasan, M., 2006. Drying of Polymers in Handbook of Industrial Drying, editor A.S. Mujumdar, 3rd ed, Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 954-978.
How to refer to the list of references is done by writing the name of the first author and the year of publication in brackets, for example (Ohara et al. 1996)
Tables and figures must be numbered consecutively in the order in which they appear. Each figure and table needs to be given a brief description which is placed on top for the table and placed on the bottom for the picture.
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
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