Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Inovasi Hasil Pengabdian Masyarakat (JIPEMAS) aims at publishing conceptual thoughts or ideas and research findings that have been achieved in the field of service to the community. This journal focuses on some scope and interest, such as:

  1. Service to the community
  2. Local food security
  3. Training, marketing, technological accuracy, and design
  4. Community empowerment and social access
  5. Outskirt areas and undeveloped areas
  6. Education for sustainable development


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

All submissions can be made using the online journal system or sent via email directly to the editorial team. Every submitted manuscript will be checked by the editor. Manuscripts that do not match to the journal criteria are rejected without review. Manuscripts that match with the criteria of the journal will first be checked for plagiarism. If the standard of the similarity level of words/Similarity Index meets the specified standards, the script will be processed to peer review with a system between the author and the reviewer who do not know each other (double blind review). Each article will be reviewed by two (2) different reviewers. If the manuscript is required for revision it will be returned to the author. Editors make decisions based on the reviewers’ recommendations. The editor has full authority to make any decisions after receiving reviews and recommendations from reviewers as follows:

  • Manuscript can be accepted without change
  • Manuscript can be accepted under minor revisions (editors will check)
  • The manuscript can be accepted under major revisions with the necessarily changes recommended by the reviewer/appraiser
  • Manuscript is rejected

The illustration below is to help authors understand the submission process and the publication process of the manuscript at Jurnal Inovasi Hasil Pengabdian Masyarakat (JIPEMAS).


Open Access Policy

The journal is to provide an open access content under the scientific principle and free access consideration to support the greater globally exchange transfer of knowledge. However, the works / articles in this journal are bound by the Creative Commons Attributions-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



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Screening Plagiarism

The Plagiarism Screening Process for Jurnal Inovasi Hasil Pengabdian Masyarakat (JIPEMAS) was carried out twice using the Turnitin application with the following conditions:

  1. Manuscripts submitted first will be screened for plagiarism prior to the initial review process and peer assessment with a maximum word score of 15%.
  2. The manuscript will be screened again, the manuscript report is declared ACCEPTED and has gone through the layout edit process with a maximum word information score of 20%.


Reviewer Guidelines

The article reviewer who is responsible for the article submitted in the area of expertise then provides to the author with constructive and truthful advice on the article submitted.

Please note the following items:

  • The article that you are reviewing must be relevant to your expertise area
  • State the due date of the review process
  • There are no conflicts of interest

Review Process
Please consider the following items during the process

  • Relevance (Appropriateness of article topics covered by the journal)
  • Contributions (The quality of the article in terms of ideas of authenticity, novelty, and uniqueness)
  • Article Organization (Language used, clarity of article’s content, and ease of understanding by the readers)


Is the title relevant, concise, and clearly explaining the contents of the article?

ABSTRACT (Acceptable in two languages: English and Bahasa)

  • Does it attract attention and encourage the reader to take the time and read the full paper?
  • Does the brief, clear and complete abstract include the description of the purpose and scope, method of implementation, results, and conclusions?


  • Does it explain the issues, challenges or needs of the community (partners) and the objectives of community service?
  • Have you identified the contribution that will be made?


  • Has it explained the stages or measures that have been offered?
  • Have you outlined the strategies to overcome community problems (partners)?


  • Is the presentation of results and sharpness of analysis (can be accompanied by tables and figures to facilitate understanding)
  • Is there a connection between the results obtained and the basic concepts?
  • Does this study describe the implementation of the results, both theoretical and its applied?


  • Does it answer/ explain the problems?
  • Does it explain the achievements of the activity?
  • Does it explain how activities are better to be followed up / follow-up plans?


  • What are the procedures for writing and referencing/quoting on the manuscript (all references must be referred)?
  • References consistency and completeness?
  • Does it meet the quality and reliability of literature?

Once you are willing to do a review, you can download article files and additional information. You can fill out a review form or comment or upload a file for editors and / or authors about the results of your review. You are expected to provide recommendations regarding the quality of articles with the following options:

  • The manuscripts can be accepted without revision
  • The manuscripts can be accepted with minor revisions (checked by editors)
  • The manuscripts can be accepted with major revisions and require modification as suggested
  • The manuscript cannot be accepted (rejected)
Approximately, the review must be completed in 2 weeks. Please be informed to the Editor (jipemas@unisma.ac.id) for additional time of review.


Publication Ethics

Jurnal Inovasi Hasil Pengabdian Masyarakat (JIPEMAS) is a peer reviewed journal published biannually by Research Institutions and community service Universitas Islam Malang. The JIPEMAS follows the guidelines set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in all aspects of publication ethics. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the publisher, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer, and the author.

Publisher’s Responsibilities

  • Publisher publishes manuscripts that have been through the process of editing, reviewing, and lying out according to the rules of scientific journal publication.
  • Publisher guarantees the academic freedom for the Editors and Reviewers in carrying out their duties respectively.
  • Publisher maintains the privacy, intellectual treasure, copyright, and editorial freedom.

Editors’ Responsibilities
  • Editors decide articles that are worth publishing and refer to the requirements with regard to defamation, copyright infringement, duplication, and plagiarism.
  • Editors emphasize the equality of decision making in the process of reviewing and accepting the manuscripts without any discrimination of sex, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, or political ideology.
  • Editors will not disclose any information about the manuscripts except the author's permission.
  • Unpublished manuscripts will not be used by editors for their own interests and will be returned directly to their authors.

Reviewers’ Responsibilities
  • Reviewers assist the editor in making editorial decisions regarding the submitted manuscripts.
  • Reviewers review the manuscripts objectively and based on the clear arguments.
  • Reviewers are responsible for the quotations, references, duplications and plagiarism of the reviewed manuscripts.
  • Reviewers maintain the confidentiality of information and do not use the information for personal interests.

Authors’ Responsibilities
  • Authors must avoid duplicity and plagiarism in presenting the result of their researches.
  • Authors must confirm manuscripts that have been submitted to the journal.
  • Authors must write clearly references of their manuscripts.
  • Authors must consider the manuscripts according to the rules of scientific journal publication.
  • Authors must agree with some editing in the review process and layout without changing substantive contents.