: Improving Quality of the TELKOMNIKA

Dear Authors,

In 2022, we plan to publish 6 issues (as in 2018-2021), and each issue is about 25 papers. We will publish high quality original/research articles only, and some review papers by invitation. We intend to maintain, improve the high standards of excellence, visibility and further develop of the journal. The goal is to maintain journal indexation in the Scopus and to get indexation in the Web of Science, with the continuous increasing the quality of the journal articles and visibility of the journal.

The following main steps are going to be undertaken for the journal quality and visibility improvement in accordance with the principles set out and recommendations from the international scientific editing and publishing associations, and the transparency & best practice (ICMJE, COPE, WAME, CSE, CONSORT, EASE, DOAJ, OASPA, etc.):

  1. To maintain and improve quality, ethical soundness and editorial strategy in order to ensure higher impact and citation rates of the articles published in the TELKOMNIKA.
  2. Further internationalization and broadening the indexation and archiving of TELKOMNIKA in additional relevant global databases in order to promote the papers post-publication.
  3. Registering with the ORCID for the potential authors, reviewers and editorial board members of TELKOMNIKA in order to increase visibility of their academic activities by and displaying information about own writing, reviewing and publishing activities on their permanent accounts.
  4. Editorial team of TELKOMNIKA will be strengthened by broadening the Editorial Board membership and appointing additional section editors responsible for publication ethics (research integrity), English language etc., as well as skilled individuals involved in the processing of manuscripts for more effective functioning of the overall process for management of manuscripts till final decision for publishing and management of the journal.
  5. TELKOMNIKA will support continuing professional development by creating journal sections for postgraduate students, ongoing researchers, and specialists, as well as by acknowledging contributors for publishing and reviewing activities.
  6. TELKOMNIKA will adhere to the most updated recommendations of global editorial associations toward improving the peer-review process and quality of publications, as well as post-publication communication and to incorporate relevant points in the journal instructions.
  7. The open journal system of TELKOMNIKA will be upgraded and enriched with transparent information about editorial management, peer review, open access and acceptable editing practices.
  8. Increasing the impact of TELKOMNIKA by improving the functionality of the journal website and online contents and assessing the use of journal and published papers through various traditional and alternative impact indicators.
  9. Upgrading Instructions to authors to provide comprehensive information about the journal, including guidelines which regularly improve the ethical standards, quality and implications of published articles.
  10. Education of scientific community in research and publication ethics and integrity for creating ethical environment and tradition to prevent scientific and publishing dishonesty, fraud and plagiarism.

We would be more than happy to receive any suggestions for improving our Journal.

Than you

Best Regards,
Tole Sutikno