|The participants focused on the presentation. (Photo: PR UMM)|
The Institute for Scientific Publication Development (LPPI) of the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) held a New Scientific Periodical Journal (TBI) Workshop Editor, Friday (21/2). "This event is an effort to bring 20 new UMM journals that have not been accredited in 2019, to be accredited in Sinta 3-6 by 2020," said Zulfatman, M.Eng., Ph.D. Secretary of LPPI UMM.
Zulfatman continued, LPPI UMM facilitated editors to manage new journals in order to obtain national journal accreditation in 2020, as well as international indexation.
The new journals of TBI was a journal category that had been published for two years. To obtain SINTA accreditation, the new journal must bring out four numbers, have the complete OJS, and contain a credible and adequate journal content substance.
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“We are targeting to be indexed SINTA level 3-6 first. Because if the category 1-2, usually, the journal is already demanding high-quality substance articles. Let alone, the SINTA 1 is usually indexed in Scopus," explained Zulfatman.
This workshop focuses on giving knowledge of how the stipulation of national accreditation were and what to fill in the management aspect and substance in order to be accredited SINTA 3-6. Besides that, it was also given how to promote TBI's new journal to get writers, reviewers, and editors.
This agenda presented six presenters who were 6 reliable journal editors from UMM internally, viz M. Sri Wahyudi S. ME, Agus Eko M., M.Kom, Wahyu Andhyka K., M.Kom, Husamah M.Pd, Arif Setiawan M.Pd, and Dana Marsetiya U., M.T.
One of the presenters, Agus Eko Minarno, M.Kom also explained, there were many things to fill up from the management side to be accredited Sinta. “They are the quality of editor and reviewer, the authors’ spread, the number of unique visits, the indexing, the availability of publication ethics, and many more,” explained him.
In this agenda, Zulfatman, who was also the Chairperson of the Committee, urged young lecturers to become active journal managers so that they could influence their abilities and performance later when writing journal articles. (att)