The Ellite of Unira is a journal of English language teaching, linguistics, and literature. The Journal provides in-depth research and analysis in various areas, including English language teaching (methods, strategies, teaching media, assessment, etc.), English Linguistics (phonology, syntax, morph syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, etc.), and English literature (including comparative studies and the implementation of literature in English language teaching). This scientific code of ethics statement is a statement of all parties involved in the publication process of English Language research journals including managers, editors, bestari partners, and writers. This statement of the scientific publication code of ethics is based on the Regulation of the Head of LIPI Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications. Scientific publication ethics upholds three ethical values in publication, namely (i) Neutrality, means being free from conflicts of interest in publication management; (ii) Justice, means granting authorship rights to those entitled to be authors/writers; and (iii) Honesty, means free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications. In order to avoid plagiarism, every incoming manuscript will be checked further with a plagiarism checker application, namely Turnitin.

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Managers

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scientific scope, periodicity, and apply for accreditation if necessary. Determine the membership of the editorial board.
  2. Define the relationship between publishers, editors, bestari partners, and other parties in a contract.
  3. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, authors/writers, editors, and bestari partners.
  4. Implement norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyrights.
  5. Review journal policies and submit them to authors/writers, board of editors, bestari partners, and readers.
  6. Create guidelines for rules and ethical behavior for editors and bestari partners.
  7. Publish the journal regularly.
  8. Guarantee the availability of funding sources for the continuation of journal publication.
  9. Building a collaborative network of research institutions and related agencies
  10. Preparing permits and other legal aspects.


Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Editors

  1. Meet the needs of readers and writers, seek to improve the quality of publications on an ongoing basis,
  2. Implementing a process to guarantee the quality of published papers,
  3. Prioritizing freedom of expression objectively,
  4. Maintain the integrity of the author's academic track record,
  5. Delivering corrections, clarifications, and apologies when necessary,
  6. Responsible for the style and format of writing scientific papers, while the contents and all statements in the paper are the responsibility of the author,
  7. Actively solicit the opinions of authors, readers, bestari partners, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications,
  8. Conduct periodic internal evaluations of the quality of scientific journals
  9. Support the author's initiative regarding publication ethics by including a clearance form in each manuscript submission
  10. Open-minded to new opinions or other people's views that may conflict with personal opinions for the advancement of science,
  11. Avoid decisions that are objective in nature by not defending one's own opinion, the authors or third parties by seeking solutions that are scientifically justifiable,
  12. Encouraging writers to make improvements to their written work until it is worthy of publication.


Duties and Responsibilities of Bestari Partners

  1. Review the written work and submit the results of the review to the editor, as material for determining the feasibility of a written work for publication,
  2. The reviewer does not carry out a scientific review of the written work that involves himself, either directly or indirectly,
  3. Provide suggestions, input and positive recommendations for scientific writing manuscripts,
  4. Maintain the author's privacy by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations for a manuscript,
  5. Encouraging writers to make improvements to writing,
  6. Reviewing the written work that has been corrected according to predetermined standards,
  7. Papers are reviewed in a timely manner according to the style of the publication environment based on established scientific principles (data collection methods, author legality, conclusions, etc.).


Duties and Responsibilities of the Authors

  1. Ensure that those included in the list of authors meet the criteria as authors,
  2. Take collective responsibility for the work and the contents of the article including methods, analysis, calculations and details.
  3. State the origin of resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly.
  4. Explain the limitations of the research.
  5. Respond to comments made by bestari partners and the editorial board in a professional, scientific and timely manner.
  6. Inform the editor in writing if they will withdraw their written work.
  7. Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, and has never been published anywhere and in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.