Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Haluan Satra Budaya (HSB) is biannual scientific journal of humanities published by the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia. This journal issues research papers, conceptual frameworks, and case studies drawn from a wide range of disciplines, Language and Linguistics, Art, Literature, as well as Culture (anthropology, history, and archeology). This journal is available in both printed and online versions.

P-ISSN: 0852-0933 

E-ISSN: 2549-1733 Decree number 0005.25491733/JI.3.1/SK.ISSN/2017.02 - 2 Februari 2017


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Jurnal Haluan Sastra Budaya (HSB) applied a double-blind peer review process for each manuscript by involving the board of editors and two peer reviewers.

The review process in HSB consists of the following steps:

  1. Initial review by managing editor.
  2. Further review by board of editor.
  3. The review process by two peer reviewers.
  4. Final review by board of editor.

The review results produce the following decision:

  1. Articles is accepted without revision.
  2. Articles is received with minor revisions (as recommended by peer reviewers and board of editor).
  3. Articles is accepted with major revisions (as recommended by peer reviewers and board of editor).
  4. Articles is rejected.


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.


Ethical Statements

It is strictly against the ethics of academic article publication for duplication of publication, as such, manuscripts to be submitted to Haluan Sastra Budaya MUST NOT been published and is are not undergoing processing for publication in any other journal. It is mandatory for contributors (authors) to give a written declaration that a submitted work has not been previously published and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. As a result of our commitment to ensure that all submissions are original, the Editorial Offices of our journals are saddled with the responsibility to cross-check as a way of ensuring that submitted articles have not been published prior to their submission to our journals.

Authors of Haluan Sastra Budaya must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • That the award of authorship should balance intellectual contributions to the conception, design, analysis and writing of the study against the collection of data and other routine work. If there is no task that can reasonably be attributed to a particular individual, then that individual should not be credited with authorship.
  • Authors must declare that the work reported is their own and that they are the copyright owner (or else have obtained the copyright owner's permission).
  • Authors must declare that the submitted work and its essential substance have not previously been published and are not being considered for publication elsewhere. Only original (unpublished) manuscripts should be submitted.
  • Author(s) must avoid disputes over attribution of academic credit for it is helpful to decide early on in the planning of a research project who will be credited as corresponding author, as contributors, and who will be acknowledged.
  • All authors must take public responsibility for the content of their paper. The multidisciplinary nature of much research can make this difficult, but this can be resolved by the disclosure of individual contributions. Careful reading of the target journal’s “Advice to Authors” is advised, in the light of current uncertainties.
  • It is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal concurrently.
  • Any conflict of interest must be clearly stated.
  • Author(s) must acknowledge the sources of data used in the development of the manuscript. Also should endeavour to acknowledge sources of financial support to the research if any.
  • All errors discovered in the manuscript after submission must be quickly communicated to the Editor.
  • Author(s) should state that the study they are submitting was approved by the relevant research ethics committee or institutional review board. If human participants were involved, manuscripts must be accompanied by a statement that the experiments were undertaken with the understanding and appropriate informed consent of each. If experimental animals were used, the materials and methods (experimental procedures) section must clearly indicate that appropriate measures were taken to minimize pain or discomfort, and details of animal care should be provided.
  • Authors should submit a short description of all contributions to their manuscript. Each author's contribution should be described in brief. Authors of research papers should state whether they had complete access to the study data that support the publication. Contributors who do not qualify as authors should also be listed and their particular contribution described. This information should appear as an acknowledgement.
  • Author(s) should include information about research funding in all papers they prepare for publication.
  • Authors should inform journals if they discover errors in published work.
  • Authors have a right to appeal editorial decisions.
  • Authors are suggested to quote the previous edition of Haluan Sastra Budaya journal


Reviewers of Haluan Sastra Budaya: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu-ilmu Humaniora must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • That all manuscripts are reviewed in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of author(s).
  • That any observed conflict of interest during the review process must be communicated to the Editor-in-chief.
  • That all information pertaining to the manuscript is kept confidential.
  • That any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript must be communicated to the Editor.
  • The duty of confidentiality in the assessment of a manuscript must be maintained by expert reviewers, and this extends to reviewers’ colleagues who may be asked (with the editor’s permission) to give opinions on specific sections.
  • The submitted manuscript should not be retained or copied.
  • Reviewers and editors should not make any use of the data, arguments, or interpretations, unless they have the authors’ permission.
  • Reviewers should provide speedy, accurate, courteous, unbiased and justifiable reports.
  • The reviewers assigned to an article will comment on the following items:
    • The importance, originality, and timeliness of the study,
    • Writing, organization, and presentation,
    • The relevance, usefulness, and comprehensibility of the article for the Journal’s target audience,
    • title, abstract, and headings describe topic of the article.
    • The length of article & reference. 

Editors of Haluan Sastra Budaya must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Editors’ decisions to accept or reject a paper for publication should be based only on the paper’s importance, originality, and clarity, and the study’s relevance to the remit of the journal.
  • Editors must treat all submitted papers as confidential.
  • Editors should inform peer reviewers about this Misconduct.
  • Editors should encourage peer reviewers to consider ethical issues raised by the research they are reviewing
  • Editors should request additional information from authors if they feel this is required.
  • Editors should exercise sensitivity when publishing images of objects that might have cultural significance or cause offence.
  • Editors should inform readers if ethical breaches have occurred.
  • Editors should encourage peer reviewers to identify if they have a conflict of interest with the material they are being asked to review, and editors should ask that peer reviewers decline invitations requesting peer review where any circumstances might prevent them producing fair peer review.
  • Editors may choose to use peer reviewers suggested by authors, but should not consider suggestions made by authors as binding.
  • Editors should mediate all exchanges between authors and peer reviewers during the peer-review process (i.e. prior to publication). If agreement cannot be reached, editors should consider inviting comments from additional peer reviewer(s), if the editor feels that this would be helpful. Journals should consider stating in their guidelines that the editor's decision following such an appeal is final.
  • Decisions by editors about whether to publish individual items submitted to a journal should not be influenced by pressure from the editor's employer, the journal owner or the publisher.
  • Editors should publish corrections if errors are discovered that could affect the interpretation of data or information presented in an article.
  • Editors should expect allegations of theft or plagiarism to be substantiated, and should treat allegations of theft or plagiarism seriously.
  • Editors should protect peer reviewers from authors and, even if peer reviewer identities are revealed, should discourage authors from contacting peer reviewers directly, especially if misconduct is suspected.
  • Editors should reserve the right to reject papers if there is doubt whether appropriate procedures have been followed. If a paper has been submitted from a country where there is no ethics committee, institutional review board, or similar review and approval, editors should use their own experience to judge whether the paper should be published. If the decision is made to publish a paper under these circumstances a short statement should be included to explain the situation.
  • Editors should aim to ensure timely peer review and publication for papers they receive, especially where, to the extent that this can be predicted, findings may have important implications.
  • The Editorial Board takes responsibility for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts based on the reviewer’s evaluation of the manuscript, policies of the journal editorial board and legal restrain acting against plagiarism, libel and copyright infringement.


Authors should submit only original work that is not plagiarized, and has not been published or being considered elsewhere.  Appropriate softwares may be used by the editorial office to check for similarities of submitted manuscripts with existing literature. Inclusion of fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements are unacceptable. Work and/or words from other publications must be appropriately cited or quoted.



Authors should state their results clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation.The methods used in the work should be clearly and unambiguously described so that the findings can be repeated and confirmed by other researchers.



A statement on conflict of interest must be included in the manuscript if authors receive any support that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed. 



Name of authors listed in a paper should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the report. Only those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the work must be acknowledged or listed as contributors. It is the duty of the corresponding author to ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper.  All co-authors must approve the final version of the paper and agree to the version of the paper before submission.



Authors should not publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research output in more than one journal or primary publication. A similar manuscript should not be submitted to more than one journal concurrently as this constitutes as unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.


Publication Frequency

Haluan Sastra Budaya is a semiannual journal, published in June and December.

In June 2017, OJS of HSB is migrated from http://jurnal.fib.uns.ac.id/ to jurnal.uns.ac.id/hsb to improve the quality of journal management and publishing. The journal was published twice a year in June and December, with every issue consisting of seven articles.


Call for Papers

Haluan Sastra Budaya (HSB) is a newly published Fakultas Ilmu Budaya of Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia.

HSB is a registered Open Journal Systems and have DOI in Crossref, delivering supports and services to education professionals and researchers around the world wide to submit manuscripts about Arts and Culture, Humanities, Literature, History, Linguistics in local language, arabic, English, Bahasa.

HSB scheduled publishes papers twice a year in June and December.

For this purpose we would like to ask you to contribute your excellent papers in HSB.

All the papers are published after successful peer review by qualified reviewers.

Review Notification: Within 6 days- 1 month after submission

Review: Within 3-6 months

Authors are invited to submit papers for the Upcoming Issue "Vol 6 No 1 June 2022 and Vol 6 No 2 December 2022".

Journal Website – https://jurnal.uns.ac.id/hsb

The manuscript/ paper can be submitted online via Open Journal Systems with register before.

Submit your article through the system of the journal (OJS) if any difficulty send any questions to: jurnalfibuns@gmail.com


With Regards,

Editor in Chief



HSB invites scholars, researchers, and observers in the fields of Literature, Culture and Language, to contribute to this journal. It is published biannually in June and December. Manuscripts can be submitted through OJS (Open Journal Systems) on the HSB portal of jurnal.uns.ac.id/hsb (submission guidelines can be accessed here)

OJS of HSB is migrated from http://jurnal.fib.uns.ac.id/ to jurnal.uns.ac.id/hsb  to improve the quality of journal management and publishing.


Author Guidelines

The editor of Haluan Sastra Budaya (HSB) welcomes article submissions in accordance with the following guidelines: 

  1. Articles have not been published or accepted for publication, or are being considered for publication elsewhere. In addition to the manuscript, a written statement should be attached which clarifies that the article is original and does not contain any elements of plagiarism.
  2. Types of articles suitable for publication include the following; research reports (laboratory, field, archives), conceptual ideas, studies, theory applications. 
  3. HSB provides template (English)(Bahasa) to write the article based on its format.
  4. Articles are written in Indonesian or English using academic language along with standard academic writing structure and composition. Manuscripts are typed 1,5 spaced in a quarto paper size (A4), between 15-20 pages in length including references, pictures, and tables.
  5. Article should be in form of essay which includes:
    • title in English and Bahasa (15-20 words),
    • author’s name (without academic degree) with institution’s name, address, and an e-mail address,
    • abstract in English and Bahasa (100-200 words for each) which includes research problems, methods and results,
    • key words in English and Indonesian (at least 5 words),
    • Introduction/pendahuluan (without subsection, 2-3 pages) which includes background, objectives (problems), purpose of the study, research significance. The introduction section  ends with an emphasis on items to be discussed, 
    • Theory and Method (Teori dan Metode Penelitian) literature reviews/theoretical construct of the research and methods.
    • Finding and discussion (Hasil dan Pembahasan), for conceptual article the subtiles are based on the topic,
    • Conclusion (Simpulan), and
    • (Acknowledgement/ Credit/ Thanks)
    • ReferencesDaftar pustaka.
  6. Reference list format is based on APA (American Psychological Association) style. Reference list should appear at the end of the article and includes only literatures actually cited in the manuscripts. References are ordered alphabetically and chronologically.
  7. Articles should be submitted in soft files by using Microsoft Word application.
  8. Authors will be sent notifications of the receipt of manuscripts and editorial decisions (whether the articles are accepted or not) by OJS (e-mail notification). Manuscripts that are not published will not be returned to the authors.



Haluan Sastra Budaya (HSB) does not charge any processing or publishing fees for every article published.


Form Registration for Editor or Reviewer

Peer reviews and editors are generally accepted as an important part of scientific publications and are an important factor in ensuring academic quality. Become a volunteer peer-reviewer and editor for the Haluan Sastra Budaya (HSB). We are looking for reviewers with expertise and interest in various fields of literature and culture studies. You will play an important role in ensuring that Journal content is of high quality and relevant to our readers.
Therefore, the HSB editorial team invited Lecturers, Professionals, Researchers and the general public to become International Peer Reviewers or International Editorial Advisory Board in the HSB with the following provisions:
1. Minimum education of Doctorate or equivalent
2. Having expertise according to HSB focus and scope
3. Have a Scopus ID or Google Shoolar or Orcid ID
If interested, please fill in the following form WILLINGNESS FORM BECOME A JOURNAL REVIEWER OR EDITOR.