Berkala Arkeologi covers scientific information from the discipline of Archaeology mainly in the Indonesian Archipelago, and Southeast Asia. Interest from other disciplines (such as history, anthropology, architecture, geology, etc.) must be related to archaeological subject to be covered in this journal.
We aim to be a credible and free of charge platform for publishing scientific articles on the disciplines above.
BERKALA ARKEOLOGI 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.
All articles submitted to Berkala Arkeologi will be thoroughly checked for plagiarism. We are using Crossref Similarity Check Powered by iThenticate, which will yield similarities report in percentage, learn more about it here. A failure to pass this checking stage will result in the rejection of your work.
Berkala Arkeologi published twice a year in two times issues, Number 1 and 2. Each Number are scheduled for publication in: May and November.
BERKALA ARKEOLOGI has been accredited by the Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology, & Higher Education (KEMRISTEKDIKTI). Click here to view their decree.
BERKALA ARKEOLOGI is a free publishing platform. All article submitted to this journal is NOT A SUBJECT to these following charges:
BERKALA ARKEOLOGI is published on the basis of the Open Journal Systems platform which provides processing of editorial completion, publications and after printing support. All article submitted within the OJS Platform is a subject of peer-review editorial processing. A scheme of performing a peer review of research paper manuscripts submitted to publication:
1. The research paper manuscripts entering the editorial office are subjected to the obligatory procedure of peer review;
2. A chairman of the editorial board checks the paper manuscript for compliance with the journal scope and requirements for manuscript preparation;
3. After the manuscript is considered at the editorial board meeting, it is sent for a peer review to the expert (DSc. or PhD), having the specialization that is closest to the field of knowledge touched upon in the paper. If the paper is inconsistent with the journal scope, the author is informed about the impossibility of its publication;
4. A type of reviewing is double blind (anonymous). The manuscript received by a reviewer is the private property of the author(s) and includes the information not to be disclosed in the press. The reviewer is not allowed to copy the manuscript and to pass the manuscript to another person for a peer review;
5. Duration of the peer review process is at least two weeks for each round. More than one round of peer review is very likely, depending on the overall quality of the submitted article;
6. The reviewer estimates:
7. All materials provided on reviewing are always checked regarding plagiarism;
8. The reviewer makes a deduction on the expediency of the paper publication:
9. Manuscripts of the papers accepted for publication are not returned to the author;
10. Manuscripts of the papers not accepted for publication are returned to the author together with a text of the reasoned denial.
BERKALA ARKEOLOGI is committed to provide a platform where publishing ethics is a major aspect of the editorial and peer-review process. The Editorial process for a submission to the journal consists of a plagiarism check (see separate explanation below for details), review (double blind peer review), followed by a section editor's decision to accept or decline the submission.
If accepted in the review stage of the Editorial Process, the submission then goes through the editing stage which consists of copyediting, layout and proofreading. Then the submission is scheduled for publication in an issue of the journal.
The Editorial Process will be conducted by a team of Editors, Sections Editors, Copyeditors, Layout Editors, and Proof-readers. Editorial process chain in all its parts ensures the integrity of the published materials.
BERKALA ARKEOLOGI follows closely a set of guidelines and recommendations published by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and Council of Science Editors (CSE) Editorial policy statements. All parties involved in the publishing process including editors, reviewers, authors and others are required to be familiar with them and especially to adhere to the publication ethics guidelines and malpractice statements described below.
Publication and authorship
Peer review / responsibility for reviewers
Publishing ethics issues and procedures for dealing with unethical behaviour