Section Policies

Open Submissions Indexed Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

The International Journal of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (IJNPC) accepted research articles in form of original research, case report, and literature review. Published in March, June, September, and December for one volume. It is electronically published via journal website http://talenta.usu.ac.id/IJNPC

Commencement of publication: June 2019

Peer Review Process

Manuscript submitted to The International Journal of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (IJNPC) will be evaluated through two review parts. These parts are pre-review and substance review.

The pre-review of the article is aimed at reviewing the conformity of the manuscript with the journal focus and scope as well as the journal style and specific IJNPC writing guidelines. Besides, journal editor will check the plagiarism level using Turnitin (Max. 20%) to ensure this article has not been published. Only original and previously unpublished manuscripts will be considered for review.

After the manuscripts passed the pre-review stage, the manuscript will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewer who are experts in the related area. This journal uses Double Blind Peer Review Process, where average duration of review is 8 weeks. The reviewer may request a re-review after the author revises his/her article (if necessary).The return of a reviewed manuscript to the author(s) for revision does not guarantee acceptance of the revised manuscript for publication. The final decision will be based on the comments of reviewers, upon their second review of the revised manuscript.

Journal editor (authorized by Editor in Chief) will decide whether the article will be published or not, based on the recommendations from reviewers. The articles which have been declared accepted will be published before the regular issue is published on schedule, as Article in Press.

Open Access Policy

The International Journal of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (IJNPC) provide immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Digital Archiving Policy

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS and CLOCKSS 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. All content in the CLOCKSS Archive and the Global LOCKSS Network is preserved with explicit publisher permission, secured via written contract or through online permission statements. We work closely with LOCKSS network implementers to facilitate development of governance and legal terms that are appropriate to the implicated content, jurisdictions, rights, and access affordances.