JOURNAL DESCRIPTION

Journal Sampurasun Interdisciplinary Studies for Cultural Heritage (ISCH) with ISSN: 2460-5743 (e-ISSN) and 2460-5735 (print) is an international refereed e-journal written in English. It is a double-blind peer-reviewed, published in two issues per year (June and December) and scientific journal published by Unpas and Supported by University of Northern Philippines (UNP), Universiti Utara Malaysia, (UUM) Chonbuk National University(CBNU), Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań(AaM), Derby University (United Kingdom).

 

The purpose of the journal is to bring a wide spectrum of participants to disseminate research findings of academicians, national and local government units, non-governmental organizations, heritage conservation practitioners and planners, tourism organizations, and the media. Specifically, ISCH intends to discuss and exchange knowledge on preservation and revitalizing culture, values, and  best practices of people in the world. ISCH also caters to recent challenges and opportunities for saving treasured culture and values. Its scope encompasses the thematic as follows:

  1. Social and Humanity: Social Work, Sociology, Law, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Communication, International Relation, Management, Culture and Art, Anthropology, History, Women Studies, Hospitality and Tourism.
  2. Engineering: Environmental Engineering, Informatics Engineering, Urban and City Planning, Industrial Technology and Food Technology.

VISION AND MISSION

Vision:

To be an international journal focused on the preservation of cultural heritages and values.

Mission:

To generate knowledge on the preservation of various cultural heritages and values through research dissemination and collaboration among heritage cities of the world.

Aim and Scope

Sampurasun ISCH is a peer reviewed International e-Journal written in English. It is published in two issues per year (June and December). This journal is being organized and collaborated for the first time by two higher institutions of learning from the ASEAN Region.

The purpose of the journal is to bring a wide spectrum of participants to disseminate research findings of academicians, national and local government units, non-governmental organizations, heritage conservation practitioners and planners, tourism organizations, and the media.

Specifically, ISCH intends to discuss and exchange knowledge on preservation and revitalizing culture, values, and  best practices of peoples in the world. ISCH also caters to recent challenges and opportunities for saving treasured culture and values. Its scope encompasses the thematic as follows:

  1. Humanity:  Hospitality and Tourism, Law, Sociology, Social Work, Education, Women Studies
  2. Governance: Public Administration, Business Administration, Management, Local governance,Urban and City Planning, Environment
  3. Heritage Conservation: Culture and Art, Architecture, Anthropology, History, Food and Culinary Art.

 

PUBLICATION ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENTS

 

  • Ethical Guidelines for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in the Sampurasun ISCH Journal is an important medium in development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge that reflects the quality of work of the authors and institutions that support them.

Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. These are,  therefore, important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing.

Pasundan University and University of Northern Philippines as publishers of this Journal take their duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing and recognize  ethical and other responsibilities.

The journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their articles for publication attest that such represent their original contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. Researches submitted will be subjected for plagiarism detection evaluation.

  • Publication Decisions

The editors in chief of the ISCH journal are responsible in deciding which of the articles submitted should be published. They are guided by the policies and guidelines of the journal.

  • Confidentiality, Disclosure, and Conflicts of Interest

The editorial staff and referees see to it that any information on the comments of a submitted manuscript is not disclosed to anyone other than the corresponding authors. In cases where in such are requested by others, permission is secured first from the authors and the editors-in chief who have the right to grant or deny. Any data in the submitted manuscript are not used in the editorial staff and referees’ own researches until the paper has been published. When conflicts of interest exist, the editorial staff and referees are objective at all times.

  • Fair play

The  editors and/referees at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

  • Standards of Objectivity

Reviews are conducted objectively. Referees express their views clearly with supporting arguments. Personal criticism to the author is inappropriate.

  • Acknowledgement of Sources

Any statement or data derived from any source are properly cited. A reviewer calls  the editors’-in chief  attention  for any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and  the source of which he has personal  knowledge.

  • Originality and Plagiarism

The research papers shall pass through plagiarism detection evaluation and the acceptable originality is 90 percent. If the paper’s level of plagiarism is 50 percent and above, then the paper is not accepted. If 49 percent and below, the paper is sent back to the author for proper citations and rephrasing until it reaches 90% or more originality.

  • Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not publish his article in more than one journal, hence he is obliged to submit an accomplished copyright transfer form to the editorial board.

  • Resolving Issues

The editorial board together with the research committee and the authors concerned discuss and resolve issues and concerns that may arise in the publication of a submitted manuscript.