Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

REGISTER JOURNAL, 1979-8903 (PRINT)- 2503-040X (ONLINE) is an OPEN ACCESS, double-blind peer-reviewed, International ESCI Web of Science Indexed Journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of  Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching.

The focus is to publish research articles that explore linguistics theories, English language teaching and daily language usage in education. Its scope is international in that it welcomes articles from academics, researchers, graduate students, and policymakers. The scope of the Journal includes the following fields: theory and practice in English language teaching and learning, teaching English as a second or foreign language, English language teachers’ training and education, applied English linguistics, interlanguage pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, Translation studies, etc.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals. The Journal accepts article submissions online or by sending E-mail to register@iainsalatiga.ac.id

 

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Front Pages

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

BackMatter

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Responsibility of Peer Reviewer
Peer reviewer is responsible for critiquing by reading and evaluating manuscripts in the field of expertise, then giving constructive advice and honest feedback to the author of the article submitted. Peer reviewers, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the article, how to increase the strength and quality of the paper, and evaluate the relevance and authenticity of the manuscript.

Before reviewing, please note the following:

  • Is the article requested to be reviewed in accordance with your expertise? If you receive a script that covers the topics that are not appropriate areas of your expertise, please notify the editor as soon as possible. Please recommend an alternative reviewer.
  • Do you have the time to review this paper? The review process must be completed within two weeks. If you agree and require a longer period, notify the editor as soon as possible, or suggest an alternative reviewer.
  • Is there any potential conflict of interest? Meanwhile, conflicts of interest will not disqualify you as a reviewer, disclose all conflicts of interest to the editor before reviewing. If you have any questions about potential conflicts of interest, do not hesitate to contact the editorial office.

Review Process
When reviewing the article, please consider the following:

  • Title: is it clearly illustrating the article?
  • Abstract: does it reflect the contents of the article?
  • Introduction: does it describe the accuracy of matters submitted by the author and clearly state the problem being considered? Typically, the introduction should summarize the context of the relevant research, and explain the findings of the research or other findings, if any, offered for discussion. This research should explain the experiments, hypotheses and methods.

Content of the Article
In order to determine the originality and suitability for the journal, are there any elements of plagiarism over 20 % of this paper field? Quick literature search can use certain tools such as Scopus to see if there are similarities from other parts.

  • if the study had been previously done by other authors, it is still eligible for publication?
  • is the article is fairly new, fairly deep, and interesting to be published?
  • does it contribute to knowledge?
  • does the article adhere to the standards of the journal?
  • Scope - Is the article in line with the objectives and scope of the journal?

Method
Comprehensive and perfect:

  • does the author accurately describe how the data is collected?
  • is the theoretical basis or reference used appropriate for this study?
  • is the exposure design suitable for the answer to the question?
  • is there a decent enough information for you to imitate the research?
  • does the article identify following procedures?
  • are there any new methods? If there is a new method, does the author explain it in details?
  • is there any appropriate sampling?
  • have the tools and materials used been adequately explained? and
  • does the article exposure describe what type of data is recorded; right in describing the measurement?

Results:
This is where the author must explain the findings in his/her research. It should be clearly laid out and in a logical sequence. You will need to consider whether the appropriate analysis has been carried out; the use of statistical tools? If you have a better statistical tools to be used in this study, notify it, and the interpretation need not to be included in this section.

Discussion and Conclusion:

  • are the claims in this section is supported by the fair results and quite reasonable?
  • does the author compare the research results with other previous ones?
  • do the results of research written in the article contradict the previous theories?
  • does the conclusion explain how a better scientific research to be followed-up?

Tables and Pictures:
Is it suitable with the referred explanation by showing data which is easy to to interprete and understandable for the readers?

Writing Styles

  • Authors must be critical mostly to the literature systematic review of the issues, which is relevant to the field of study.
  • Reviews should be focused on a single topic.
  • All exposure should be in English and written in a god and coherent grammar.
  • Easy to understand
  • Interesting to read

Final Review

  • All results of the review submitted by reviewers are confidential
  • If you want to discuss the article with a colleague, kindly inform the editor
  • Do not contact the author directly.
  • Ethical issues:

- Plagiarism: if you suspect the article is mostly plagiarism from other authors, please let the editor knows the details
- Fraud: It is very difficult to detect a fraud catogory, but if you suspect the results in the article is not true, please inform the editor

Complete "The Review" by the due date to the editorial office. Your recommendation for the article will be considered when the editor makes a final decision and your honest feedback is highly appreciated.

When you write a comment, please show the part of the comment that is only intended for the editor and parts that can be returned to the author.

Please do not hesitate to contact the editorial office with any questions or problems that you may encounter.

 

Publication Frequency

REGISTER JOURNAL is a peer-reviewed International academic journal of studies in Applied Linguistics and  English Language Teaching (ELT) published at least 12 papers every year or Volume by IAIN Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia every June and December.

 

Open Access Policy

REGISTER JOURNAL Open Access Information and Policy

All articles published by REGISTER JOURNAL are made immediately available worldwide under an OPEN ACCESS license. This means:

1. Everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in REGISTER JOURNAL;

2. Everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given;

3. open access publication is supported by the authors' institutes or research funding agencies by payment of a comparatively low Article Processing Charge (APC) for accepted articles.

 

Author Fees

 
Since July 2019 this journal charges the following author fees.
 Article Publishing Charges (APCs):  100 (USD)

The fee for publication of original paper in this journal is 1.500.000.00 (IDR)(for Indonesian author) & $ 105 (for Foreign author). If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to fill out and send a Statement of originalityalong with your digital signature and you will be asked to pay the fee. This fee includes the proofreading cost/fee of the manuscript.

Accepted manuscripts WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED until payment has been received.  There are two modes of payment :
(1).  The author may send through Direct Deposit from any bank to our bank account with the following details:

  This is the name and bank account to transfer the fee:
 Bank Account Number : 0966-465-505
 
Bank Name :     BNI (BANK NEGARA INDONESIA ) 46
 
SWIFT CODE
(8 characters)
BNINIDJA ( Only for Foreign payment transfer)
  
Account Name : Faizal Risdianto
 *Please email your copy of the publication fee deposit slip to:
register@iainsalatiga.ac.id, cc: risdiantofaizal@gmail.com

 (2) Credit Card and PayPal


 

 If you have a credit card or PayPal account, we strongly encourage you to pay the fee through PayPal. PayPal enables users, whether or not they are PayPal members, to use all major credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. PayPal is fast, secure, and free. This is the direct link to use PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/FaizalRisdianto

  FAST-TRACK REVIEW:  $ 300

The usual and regular manuscriptprocess of Editing, Reviewing, Copyediting and Proofreading  Process takes 10 - 12 months BUT with the payment of this fee (FAST-TRACK REVIEW), the review, editorial decision, and author notification on this manuscript is guaranteed to take place within 8 weeks. This payment, however, IS NOT A PROMISE  on when the manuscript will be published. It is NOT a FAST PUBLICATION but it is just a FAST-TRACK REVIEW.
REGISTER JOURNAL does not need lots of manuscripts, but REGISTER JOURNAL only needs and selects 6- 8 (Six - Eight) High-Quality papers on every issue.

 Waiver policy is not applicable. We regret that the publication fees cannot be waived or reduced in any case.