Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) is an online and printed scientific publication of the Indonesian Society of Respirology (ISR). The journal is published thrice-monthly within a year (January, April, July and October). The journal is focused to present original article, article review, and case report in pulmonary and critical care medicine

The scope of this journal is state-of-the-art basic scientific and clinical healthcare finding which cover, and not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung physiology and sleep disturbance
  • Environmental lung disease and tobacco control
  • Interventional and intensive pulmonary and critical care medicine
  • Lung infection
  • Respiratory immunology
  • Thoracic oncology


Section Policies

Original Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Article Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Report

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The author will prepare the submitted manuscript to the editor according to the author's guideline along with the author's checklist form before the review process. The editor will send the submitted manuscript along with the reviewer's checklist, either as an original article (ART) or article review (REV)/case report (CAS) reviewer's checklist, to competent professional reviewer and receive the decision of the reviewed manuscript from the reviewer no longer than 2 weeks. The author will receive the reviewed manuscript along with the reviewer's commentary from the editor, revise the manuscript and return the revised article to the editor in no longer than a week. The editor will review and decide to accept or reject a revised manuscript before uploading and printing the final manuscript according to the cycle of the journal publishing. The review process is carried out in a double-blind, where the authors do not know the reviewer of their manuscript as well as the reviewer who do not know the authors of the manuscript being reviewed. Refer to Figure 1 for summary. Figure 1. Manuscript submission and review workflow of the JRI
Figure 1. Manuscript submission and review workflow of the JRI


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)



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Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. The authors should ensure that all procedures in research involving the use of animals or human participants were performed in compliance with relevant guidelines and regulations by including institutions and/or licensing committees that have given approval; the manuscript should contain a statement to this effect. The authors should also include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human participants. The privacy rights of human participants must always be observed. The following are ethical standards for editors, peer-reviewers, and authors.

A. Duties of Editors

1. Decision of publication

The editors are responsible for publishing suitable manuscripts for the journal. For that matter, the editors are obliged to discuss with the editorial board and the peer-reviewers regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism of a manuscript during the publication process.


2. Fairness

The editors evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content objectively, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the author. The editors must relinquish their duties if there is a potential conflict of interest obstructing the publication process.


3. Confidentiality

The editors and editorial board must ensure that no author information and peer review are known to each other. The editors may not follow the author's request to adjust the peer-reviewer as desired. The editors' decision and the peer-reviewer comments must be made known to the author, except for offensive or defamation statements.


4. Disclosure and conflict of interest

Material that is not published in the manuscript submitted may not be used in the research of the editors themselves without the written consent of the author.


5. Publishing

The editors must ensure that the publisher does not have the right to alter the integrity of the content. The editors must ensure the publisher will and has published the manuscript on time.

B. Duties of Peer-reviewers

1. Contribution to editorial decisions

The reviewers help editors make editorial decisions by commenting on research errors and publication ethics. The reviewers help the authors improve the paper through editorial communication with the author.

2. Promptness

The reviewers must complete the work on time. The reviewers must notify the editors and withdraw from the review process if one is ineligible to review the manuscript or cannot finish on time.

3. Confidentiality

Manuscripts that are reviewed may not be shown or discussed with others unless authorized by the editors.

4. Standards of objectivity

The review process must be objective without containing personal criticism of the author. The reviewers must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

5. Acknowledgement of sources

The reviewers must identify each statement is the result of observation or argument accompanied by relevant citations. The reviewers must ask the editor to pay attention to the similarity of the substance or overlap between the manuscripts to be published.

6. Disclosure and conflict of interest

The reviewers may not review texts where they have a conflict of interest arising from competition, collaboration or other relationships with the author, any company or institution connected with the text. Information obtained by the reviewers must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.

C. Duties of Authors

1. Writing Standards

The authors of the original research must present accurate data along with an objective discussion, written in detail using enough references to enable others to replicate the work. The authors are not permitted to publish the respondent's personal information in the form of a photo description or genealogy. The authors must obtain written approval and have stated it clearly if he included a photo of the respondent that was considered important and needed as scientific information.

2. Originality and plagiarism

The authors must make sure the manuscript is an original work. If the authors use the work and/or words of others must be quoted properly. False or intentionally inaccurate statements contained in the text cannot be tolerated.


3. Multiple, duplicate, redundant or concurrent submission/publication

The authors are not allowed to publish the same manuscript or with the same basic research description in more than one journal simultaneously.

4. Acknowledgment of sources

The authors must cite influential publications as a form of recognition of the work of others.

5. Authorship of manuscript

Authors who have made significant contributions (conception, design, implementation or interpretation of research) must be registered as co-authors. Authors who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research must be recognized or registered as contributors. The correspondent author or lead author along with his co-authors have seen and agreed to the final version of the manuscript and agreed to the publication submission. The correspondent author or lead author must ensure that all authors listed are eligible to be co-authors

6. Disclosure and conflict of interest

All sources of financial support for research must be mentioned. The author must explain in the text all other financial or substantive conflicts of interest that are interpreted as affecting the outcome or interpretation of the text.

7. Fundamental errors in published works

The author is obliged to notify the editor or publisher and work with the editor to retract or correct the manuscript if significant errors or inaccuracies are found in the manuscript.


Plagiarism Statement

The editors of Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia will screen all submitted manuscripts for plagiarism using Turnitin plagiarism checker. This journal does not accept any plagiarism in any manuscripts or it will be rejected immediately. The manuscript is passed if the similarity is less than 20%.



Creative Commons License

Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) http://jurnalrespirologi.org/index.php/jri/index is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees:

  • Article Submission and Processing Fee: IDR 0.00. The JRI does not charge any article submission and processing fee.
  • Article Publication Fee: IDR 1,000,000.00. This article publication fee will be charged only if an article is accepted for publication. For international authors, the article publication fee would be USD 75.00.