Prof. Dr. Syawal Gultom, M. Pd - Rector of Universitas Negeri Medan
Mr. Takeshi Ishii - Consul-General of Japan
Mr. Richard Grosse - Consul-General of Singapore
Dr. Shalia Shah - Consul-General of India
Mr. Sung Ang - Consul-General of China
The 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND SERVICE ENGAGEMENTS
Abstract Submission Deadline
Payment and Registration Deadline
Full Paper Submission Deadline
IDR 1.000.000 / USD 75
IDR 2.000.000 / USD 150
IDR 1.500.000 / USD 110*) proof with a copy of valid Student ID Card
A: Publication and authorship
1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least three international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper.
2. The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability and language.
3. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
4. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted. 5. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
6. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
7. No research can be included in more than one publication.
8. All accepted papers will be published in the SCOPUS indexing proceeding.
B: Authorsí responsibilities
1. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
2. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
3. Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
4. Authors must participate in the peer review process.
5. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
6. All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
7. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
8. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
9. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
10. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.
11. The Paper Should be written in English.
12. The submission file is in Microsoft Word 2003/2010/2013/2016 file format.
13. Use a reference management tools such as Zotero, Mendeley to manage and to format the reference with Harvard style citation format.
14. The length of submitted paper is at least 4 pages and no more than67 pages in A4 Paper size
15. The paper must conform to the standard of Scitepress Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings.
16. All review processes are blind peer-reviews by minimum Two reviewers.
17. Non-presented papers will be pulled from publication to Scitepress
C: Reviewers responsibilities
1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments
4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chiefís attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
6. 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.
D: Editorsí responsibilities
1. Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
2. Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
3. Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
4. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
5. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
6. Editors should have a clear picture of a researchís funding sources.
7. Editors should base their decisions solely one the papersí importance, originality, clarity and relevance to publicationís scope.
8. Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason.
9. Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
10. Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
11. Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
12. 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.
13. Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions, they should have proof of misconduct.
14. Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers and board members.