Review Process

Manuscripts submitted to the JISSR will go through a selection and assessment process by the Editor to ensure they are in accordance with the writing guidelines, focus, and scope, and have good academic quality.

Desk Review
If it does not meet the requirements, the author will be given the opportunity to revise the manuscript according to the criteria given. However, there is also the possibility that the manuscript will be rejected outright.

Peer Review
When the manuscript has passed the desk review stage, it will then be submitted to a reviewer who is an expert in the field of the submitted manuscript. The review process will be carried out within 2 weeks. Manuscripts that do not make it through the desk review process will not proceed to this stage.

Reviewer's Decision:
Accepted; means that the manuscript is acceptable for publication.
Received with minor revisions; means that the manuscript can be accepted for publication after being revised according to the reviewer's response.
Received with major revisions; That is, substantive deficiencies in the manuscript, need to be revised.
Rejected; means the manuscript cannot be accepted for publication.

Revision Stage
After the manuscript is received with minor or major revisions, the manuscript will be returned to the author with a review summary form. For manuscripts received with major revisions, authors are given 3 weeks to revise. As for manuscripts received with minor revisions, one week is given for revision.

Final decision
At this stage, the manuscript will be re-evaluated by the Editor to ensure that the author has revised it according to the reviewer's response. In this final decision, the manuscript can still be rejected if the author does not seriously make the necessary revisions.

Confirm publication
At this stage, the author can revise the typos found in the final manuscript. After confirmation from the author is given, the Editor will process the manuscript for online publication on the website or print publication.