Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

Dialoka journal is a scientific journal published by the Faculty of Islamic Da'wah and Communication, IAIN SAS Babel. This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing articles in this journal, including authors, editor in chief, editorial board, peer-reviewers, and publishers.


Ethical Guidelines for Journal Publication

Dialoka journal aims to be a forum for the dissemination of ideas and research results in the fields of da'wah, communication, science, and social affairs. Published articles are an important building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. This 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. Standards of ethical behavior are important for all parties involved in publishing articles on Dialoka.



The Faculty of Islamic Da'wah and Communication (Fakultas Dakwah dan Komunikasi Islam) as the publisher of the Dialoka journal takes the duties of all stages of publication very seriously and we are aware of ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or other commercial revenue does not impact or influence editorial decisions.


Editors and Publications

Editors at all times evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.

Dialoka journal  is responsible for deciding which article manuscripts are sent to be published in a journal. Articles to be published must follow Mawa'izh's ethical standards for publication with the applicable requirements, related to copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editor can confer with other editors or administrators in making this decision.



Editors and other editorial staff at Dialoka journal do not disclose any information about the manuscript submitted to anyone other than the author, journal manager, editorial advisor, and publisher.


Conflict of Interest

Manuscripts that are not published in the submitted manuscripts may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the authors.


Editorial Decision Contribution

Peer reviews assist editors in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communication with authors can also assist authors in improving papers.



Reviewers who are selected to review the manuscript but feel ineligible to review the manuscript may immediately notify the editor and will be replaced by another reviewer.


Standard of Objectivity

Reviews must be conducted objectively. The author's personal criticism is inappropriate. Referees must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.


Plagiarism plug

Dialoka journals  is a scientific journal that is managed through a plagiarism check process. Before submitting the manuscript for review, the editor does a plagiarism check. Manuscripts must be free from plagiarism content, the maximum similarity limit is 20%.


Author's duties and reference sources

If the article manuscript is based on research results, the author must attach raw data in the form of observations, interviews, etc. This aims to determine the research process carried out by the editorial team. The author is obliged to mention the source of the reference if the author cites the thoughts of other authors.