The JEES journal is a globally distributed publication overseen by Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo. The research article submitted to this online journal will undergo a double-blind peer review process, where both the reviewer and the author will remain anonymous to each other. There will be a minimum of two reviewers for the article. Research articles that have been approved will be accessible online after undergoing the journal's peer-review process. The language employed in this journal is English.

In order to detect plagiarism, the JEES Editor will conduct a thorough examination of the manuscript's title, abstract, and body text. This will involve both manual screening using offline and internet databases, as well as the utilization of advanced plagiarism detection technologies such as Turnitin and iThenticate. If any sign of plagiarism is detected, the editorial board will promptly reject the submission.

Evaluation Procedure:

  1. Manuscript Receipt: The editor receives the manuscript from the author.

  2. Initial Assessment: The editor evaluates the paper based on the journal's objectives and scope, adherence to the journal's style guidelines, and the inclusion of any supplemental data. Manuscripts not meeting these requirements are rejected.

  3. Plagiarism Screening: The editor conducts a manual plagiarism check using offline and online databases. Submissions with significant plagiarism are rejected. In cases of minor plagiarism or redundancy, the author is requested to provide clarification.

  4. Manuscript Forwarding to Reviewer: The editor sends the manuscript and a review form to the reviewer, adhering to a double-blind review process, where the identities of both the reviewer and the author are kept anonymous.

  5. Review Process: The reviewer completes the review form and returns it to the editor, along with the revised manuscript if necessary.

  6. Editorial Decision: The editor makes a determination: rejected, requiring substantial adjustment, necessitating a minor revision, or accepted.

  7. Author Confirmation: The author is informed about the editorial decision.

  8. Revision Process: The author is expected to promptly return the amended manuscript. Submissions returned after more than three months are considered new submissions.