Publication Ethics

JNMS Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher (Universitas Binawan). This statement is based on COPE’s Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (see below).

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed JNMS Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences 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.


Publisher and Editor
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Universitas Binawan as publisher of JNMS Journal of Community Services for Health takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Universitas Binawan Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards: The author of the original research report should provide an accurate description of the work done and an objective discussion of its importance. The underlying data must be presented accurately in the work. The dissertation should contain enough details and references for others to duplicate the work. Injustice or deliberately inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism: The author must ensure that he wrote only the original work, and that if the author used the work or the words of others, it was properly quoted or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication: Authors should generally not publish manuscripts that explain essentially the same study in multiple journals or the first publication. Submitting the same manuscript to multiple journals at the same time constitutes an unethical publishing act and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources: Appropriate recognition of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have influenced the nature of the studies reported

Authorship of the Paper: The author should be limited to those who have made significant contributions to the conception, design, implementation, or interpretation of the reported study. All individuals who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. If there are others who have participated in certain important aspects of the research project, they must be approved or listed as contributors. Corresponding authors agree that the work does not include all appropriate and inappropriate co-authors, and that all co-authors have displayed and approved the final version of the work and submitted it for publication. You need to make sure that you are.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors are required to disclose in the manuscript any financial or other material conflicts of interest that may be interpreted as affecting the outcome or interpretation of the manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works: If the author discovers significant errors or inaccuracies in his publication, the author is obliged to promptly notify the journal editor or editor and work with the editor to withdraw or correct the article.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects: The author must clearly indicate in the manuscript whether the work involves chemicals, processes, or equipment that pose an extraordinary risk of use.

Duties of Publisher and Editor

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery Universitas Binawan as the publisher of JNMS, takes the obligation to protect all stages of publication very seriously and recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We promise that advertising revenue, reprints, or other commercial revenue will not influence or influence our editorial decisions. In addition, Universitas Binawan's editorial staff will assist you in communicating with other journals and publishers when useful and necessary.

Publishing Decisions: The editors of the JNMS Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences are responsible for deciding which of the submitted articles to publish. Verification of the work in question and its relevance to researchers and readers should always drive such a decision. Editors may be guided by the guidelines of the journal's editorial board and may be limited by the legal requirements of the time for defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors may consult with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Manuscript Review: The editor must ensure that each manuscript is first reviewed for originality by the editor. Editors need to organize and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors need to explain the peer-review process with information for authors and indicate which parts of the journal will be peer-reviewed. Editors should use the appropriate peer reviewers for articles that are being considered for publication, select articles with sufficient expertise, and avoid articles with conflicting interests.

Fair play: The editor always evaluates the manuscript for intellectual content, regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy.

Confidentiality: Publishers and editorial staff may not disclose information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the relevant authors, reviewers, peer reviewers, other editorial advisors, and publishers (if any).

Disclosure and conflicts of interest: Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Confidentiality: All manuscripts submitted for review will be classified. It cannot be shown or discussed with others without the permission of the publisher.

Contribution to Editorial Decisions: Peer review can also support publishers in editorial decisions and help authors improve their articles through editorial communication with authors.

Acknowledgment of Sources: Reviewers must identify related published works that have not been cited by the author. Statements that observations, derivations, or discussions have been previously reported should be accompanied by appropriate citations. The reviewer should also warn the editor of significant similarities or duplications between the manuscript in question and other published works that he personally knows.

Promptness: Selected reviewers who feel unqualified to review the studies reported in the manuscript or who know that immediate review is not possible should notify the editor and apologize from the review process

Standards of Objectivity: The review should be conducted objectively. The author's personal criticism is inappropriate. Reviewers need to articulate their views along with supporting arguments.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: Privileged information and ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and cannot be used for personal gain. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts that have conflicting interests resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or alliances with authors, companies, or institutions related to the article.