Peer Review Process Policy

This journal employs a double-blind peer review process to ensure the impartial evaluation of submitted manuscripts. All submissions must align with the focus and scope of the journal and adhere to the specified guidelines. The peer review process typically takes approximately 12 weeks and involves the following stages:

  1. Submission via OJS: Authors are required to submit their manuscripts through the Online Journal System (OJS).
  2. Editorial Eligibility Check: The editor conducts an initial assessment of the manuscript's suitability. If the submission meets the specified criteria, it proceeds to the next stage.
  3. Plagiarism Screening: Plagiarism screening is performed at the outset to preemptively address potential issues.
  4. Editorial Review: Submissions that pass the initial checks undergo a thorough editorial review. Two peer reviewers evaluate the manuscript independently.
  5. Author Revision: Authors are provided with feedback, and if necessary, they are given the opportunity to revise their manuscripts based on minor or major revisions.
  6. Final Review and Publication: Manuscripts that successfully complete the final review stage are approved for publication in this journal.

We are committed to maintaining the integrity of the peer review process, ensuring a rigorous evaluation that upholds the scholarly standards of our publication. This approach aims to provide authors with constructive feedback while facilitating the dissemination of high-quality, original research within the defined scope of our journal. On Other Hand,

  • Media Gizi Mikro Indonesia Editorial Board is responsible for the selection of papers and the selection of reviewers.
  • Articles must typically be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.
  • Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double-blind review)
  • Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  • The final decision of manuscript acceptance shall be made by the Editorial Board according to reviewers critical comments.
  • Section Editor will send the final decision regarding the submission to the corresponding author based on the reviewer’s recommendation.

Media Gizi Mikro Indonesia Editorial Board shall protect the confidentiality of all material submitted to the journal and all communications with reviewers. At the end of the review process, accepted papers will be published with a DOI number on the journal's website