ABOUT BAHASA RUPA JOURNAL
Bahasa Rupa Journal is a journal published by the Institute for Research and Community Service (LPPM) STMIK STIKOM Indonesia, with e-ISSN: 2580-9997 and p-ISSN: 2581-0502. Bahasa Rupa Journal was first published in October 2017 and has a publishing period twice in a year, namely in April and October. The contents of Bahasa Rupa Journal include scientific ontology, epistemology and axiology of Visual Communication Design (DKV) and Multimedia.
All articles in Bahasa Rupa Journal will be processed by the editor through the Online Journal System (OJS), and the author can monitor the entire process in the member’s area. The articles published in the Bahasa Rupa Journal, both in hard and soft copy form, are available as open access for educational, research and library purposes, and beyond that purpose, the editorial board of the Bahasa Rupa Journal is not responsible for copyright infringement.
Bahasa Rupa Journal is published as a forum for the dissemination or publication of scientific writings covering the ontology, epistemology and scientific axiology of Visual Communication Design (DKV) and Multimedia.
The name of the Bahasa Rupa in English can be read as a visual language. Visual language is a language whose langue and parole, markers and marked; syntagmatic and its paradigm are signs or structures of visual signs.
Visual Language is used as a communication tool throughout the life of humans on earth. Starting from the nomadic era, hunting and gathering, to the digital era, even before humans knew writing and verbal language. We realize the importance of understanding visual language as a universal language, and using it in communication, in this case visual communication.
The use of the phrase ‘Bahasa Rupa’ as the name of our institution's visual and multimedia communication design journal is a form of our respect for the knowledge that is the prime punta, master of science, and also the spearhead in the knowledge of Design, which we specialize the scope in scientific ontology, epistemology and axiology of Visual Communication Design and Multimedia. The Bahasa Rupa Journal was first published in October 2017 in the printed and online version.
FOCUS AND SCOPE
The scope of the articles in Bahasa Rupa Journal includes scientific ontology, epistemology and axiology of Visual Communication Design (DKV) and Multimedia, which includes:(a) visual semiotics, (b) iconography, (c) illustrations, (d) typography, (e) photography, (f) animation, (g) advertising, (h) branding strategy, (i) corporate identity, (j) sign system, (k) logo, (l) printed media, (m) packaging design, (n) film critique, (o) short movie production, (p) cinematography, (q) experimental video, (r) games, (s) the latest applied technologies related to DKV and Multimedia, (t) educational methods in DKV and multimedia teaching, (u) cultural issues related to Visual Communication Design and Multimedia.
OPEN ACCESS POLICY
The author's copyright in the Bahasa Rupa Journal, assigns that the publication of published articles is owned by the editorial board with the author's approval, but the rights are still with the author. The legal rules for accessing digital electronic articles are under license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), which means that the Bahasa Rupa Journal has the right to store, modify, manage databases, maintain and publish articles without the author's permission, but the author as the copyright holder is still written as it is. Articles published in Bahasa Rupa Journals, both in hard and soft copy forms are available as open access, for educational, research and library purposes, and beyond that purpose, the editorial board of the Language and Language Journal is not responsible for illegal copyright infringement. This journal also applies LOCKSS and CLOKSS archiving.
Author(s) who publish article in Bahasa Rupa Journal, agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for Jurnal Bahasa Rupa focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and similiarity score by using Plagiarismcheckerx.
The manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous reviewers (Double Blind Review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses.
The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterwards, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author.
PUBLICATION ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT
These guidelines are fully suitable with the COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice Guidelines and the COPE Code of Conduct. For more details can be seen in the following link: https://publicationethics.org
Section A: Publication and authorship
- All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper.
- Review process are blind peer review.
- The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability and language.
- The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
- If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
- Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
- The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
- No research can be included in more than one publication.
Section B: Authors’ responsibilities
- Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
- Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
- Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
- Authors must participate in the peer review process.
- Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
- All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
- Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
- Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
- Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
- Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.
Section C: Reviewers’ responsibilities
- Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
- Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
- Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments
- Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
- Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
- Reviewers should not review 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.
Section D: Editors’ responsibilities
- Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
- Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
- Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
- Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
- Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
- Editors should have a clear picture of a research’s funding sources.
- Editors should base their decisions solely one the papers’ importance, originality, clarity and relevance to publication’s scope.
- Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason.
- Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
- Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
- Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
- Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.
- Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions, they should have proof of misconduct.
- Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers and board members.