Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


Jurnal Kedokteran Hewan is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes the original manuscript should be produced from the latest scientific results which not last than 5 years in all areas of veterinary sciences. The manuscript is written in English.



Jurnal Kedokteran Hewan includes coverage of scientific manuscripts in the field of veterinary sciences, anatomy, histology, physiology, pharmacology, parasitology, microbiology, epidemiology, veterinary public health, pathology, reproduction, clinic veterinary, aquatic animal disease, animal science, and biotechnology.




Section Policies


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Jurnal Kedokteran Hewan

Jurnal Kedokteran Hewan Vol. 8, No. 2 Tahun 2014

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Peer Review Process

  • Jurnal Kedokteran Hewan is applying the double-blind review process.
  • All peer-review publications will be refereed in the peer-review process by at least two reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area.
  • Results of the review process are normally available within one month of submission.


Publication Frequency

March, June, September, and December


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS 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. More...


Publication Ethics


Authors could refer to International Standards for Editors and Authors  (http://publicationethics.org/ international-standards-editors-and-authors) by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) for policies that are not stated in this instuctions.

Submission declaration and verification

  • Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and its publication has been approved by all authors (if any) and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out.
  • If accepted, the authors are not allowed to publish the article elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, including electronically without the written consent of the copyright-holder.


Each author is required to declare his or her individual contribution to the article: all authors must have materially participated in the research and/or article preparation, so roles for all authors should be described. The statement that all authors have approved the final article should be true and included in the disclosure.

Publication and Authorship

All  persons  listed  as  authors  should  qualify  for authorship. Such authorship should be limited to persons who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, execution, data  acquisition, data analysis or interpretation of the manuscript. All other persons who have  participated  in  certain  important  aspects  of  the research but do not qualify as authors, then they should be acknowledged. Authorship is a responsibility of the corresponding author; he or she should ensure that all appropriate co-authors are included in the manuscript. The corresponding author, on behalf of all co-authors, should submit a form stating that all of them have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript and have agreed to submit it for publication.

Responsibilities of Authors

Authors are obliged to follow in peer review process set by J. Ked. Hewan. Authors are  responsible  to provide original and accurate data (no plagiarism, no fraudulent data). Concerning the manuscript submitted, and to provide the data when they are requested. The submitted manuscript should not be under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere. Where parts of the  data  have been published elsewhere, the sources have to be acknowledged or cited accordingly. When reproducing data from other sources, proper citation and permission are  required. Authors should ensure that studies involving animals are performed according to animal ethics and welfare. Any potential conflict of interest has to be declared. Authors are requested to be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

Responsibilities of Reviewers

Reviewers are requested to assist in improving the quality of the manuscript through an objective review process within a scheduled period of time, and to contribute to the decision-making process on the manuscript. If reviewers find any published or submitted content similar to that under review, the editor has to be informed. Reviewers should have no conflict  of  interest  with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. Any confidentiality of information supplied by the editor or author should be maintained.

Responsibilities of Editors

Editors have the complete responsibility and authority to accept or reject an article. They should have no conflict of interest with regard to articles they accept or reject. Editors should be  objective  and  fair when conducting their duties without making any discrimination on gender, ethnic, religion, political view or geographical origin of the authors. Editors should also accept manuscripts on the basis of academic merit and without commercial influence. Anonymity of reviewers should be preserved by editors.

Publishing Ethics Issues

Authors,  reviewers  and  editors  should  maintain the integrity of the academic record during the whole process of publication. Business needs should be precluded from compromising intellectual and ethical standards.

Animal Ethics Issues

Authors should ensure that studies involving animals are performed according to animal ethics and welfare. All experimental animals should be cared for and used in compliance with international, national or local regulations. The authors should state explicitly that experiments were approved by an authority concerning the compliance with animal ethics and welfare.