Principles of Transparency

Lentora Nursing Journal (LNJ) has fully adopted the COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. In particular, JKP fully adheres to the following transparency principles:

Website: The journal’s website, including the text that it contains, clearly demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards. It does not contain information that might mislead readers or authors, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher’s site. A ‘Focus & Scope’ statement is included on the JKP website and the readership is clearly defined. There is a clear statement on what this journal will consider for publication including authorship criteria (e.g., not considering multiple submissions, redundant publications). The journal’s ISSN is clearly displayed (both on the website as well as on each individual article published).

Name of journal: Lentora Nursing Journal (LNJ) is a unique name and not one that might be easily confused with another journal or that might mislead potential authors and readers about LNJ’s origin or association with other journals. 

Peer-review policy and process: In the content of LNJ is clearly marked that this is a peer-reviewed journal. Peer-review policy and process, are clearly described on this journal’s website, including the method of peer review used. LNJ does not guarantee manuscript acceptance or very short peer review times.

Ownership and management: Information about the ownership and management of LNJ is clearly indicated on the journal’s website; ensuring that there is no misleading information about the nature of the journal’s owner.

Governing body: LNJ has an editorial board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. The full names and affiliations of the journal’s editorial board are provided on the journal’s website.

Editorial team/contact information: LNJ provides the full names and affiliations of the journal’s editors on the journal website as well as contact information for the editorial office, including a full address.

Copyright and Licensing: The policy for copyright is clearly stated in the author guidelines and the copyright holder is named on all published articles.  Likewise, licensing information is clearly described in guidelines on the LNJ website, and licensing terms are indicated on all published articles, both HTML, and PDFs.  Authors are allowed to publish under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-SA 4.0.  Policies on posting of final accepted versions or published articles on third-party repositories are clearly stated.

Author fees:

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors do not pay Article Submission Fees or Free as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will not be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs (Free).

Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct: LNJ Editors are committed to taking reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In no case shall LNJ or its editors encourage such misconduct, or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place. In the event that LNJ's publisher or editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct relating to a published article in this journal, the publisher or Editors are committed to following COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.

Publication Ethics: LNJ has detailed policies on publishing ethics & malpractice statements

Publishing schedule: The periodicity at which LNJ publishes is clearly indicated.

Access: The way in which the journal and individual articles are fully open access to readers is clearly stated.

Archiving: LNJ utilizes the Public Knowledge Project (PKP PN) system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. Publisher Manifest Page in LOCKSS can be seen here, while Manifest Page in CLOCKSS can be seen here. More about LOCKSSCLOCKSS, and the PKP PLN.