About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Salience: English Language, Literature, and Education Journal registered with ISSN (Online and Print), is a media to disseminate the conceptual thoughts or ideas and research results that have been achieved.

Salience, pays special attention to the main issues in the development of the social and humanities fields, as follows:

  1. English Education
  2. English Linguistics
  3. English Teaching and Learning
  4. English Literature
  5. others 

Peer Review process

Every article that is submitted to Salience Journal must go through a peer review (blind review) by 1 (one) reviewer. Peer reviews are conducted online by reviewers and the results will be submitted to the author via email. Each author is required to enter the manuscript via email jurnalsaliencestikippo@gmail.com. The results of the review can be in the form of acceptance, revision, and rejection of the manuscript. The maximum time for review is 2 (two) months after the manuscript was recieved.

Publication Ethics

Ethics Declaration

Salience: English Language, Literature, and Education Journal is a peer-reviewed national journal. The statement clarified the ethical conduct of all parties involved in the act of the article publication in the journal, including authors, editors, editorial boards, peer reviewers, and publishers (LPPM STKIP PGRI Ponorogo). This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guide for Journal Editors.

Tasks and Ethics of Editors

Editors have the responsiblity in selecting reviewers of received articles then deciding which articles that will be published after considering recommendations from reviewers.

Editors also have the responsibility in evaluating contents of articles to prevent copyrights violations, plagiarism, or conflicts that posibly occur on publication of that articles. Editors must maintain equal rights among all authors by limiting the content of the article as the only benchmark, and editors should not consider other benchmarks, such as the author’s original organization, race, gender, religion, citizenship, or political orientation.

The editor has no right to disclose any information from the author's articles to anyone else who is not the author, reviewer or person in charge of these articles. All the content of the article is the rights of the author and the editor. Therefore, without the author's permission, the editor has no right to use the published or unpublished information for their own benefit. The confidentiality of any information about authors or special ideas obtained from peer review should be protected and prohibited from being used for personal gain.

With full knowledge, the editor must determine whether he is involved in an article with a conflict of interest. Editors are responsible for responding to any questions and complaints related to ethical issues in texts published from authors, the public or other authors. Even if any unethical publishing behavior is discovered several years after publication, it must be regarded as illegal. Editors have the right to impose sanctions on ethical errors committed by authors.

Tasks and Ethics of Reviewers

The main task of a reviewer is to assist the chief of editors in making editorial decisions and in communicating with authors in relation to scripts which will be published. The review was carried out at least by two reviewers in a blind review process. Reviewers review any selected articles based on the suitability of their expertise and experience in reviewing such kind of articles. Reviewers have the right to refuse to review or review articles that are not suitable with their respective fields or there is a conflict of interest with the article to be reviewed. All articles received by reviewers for review must be treated as confidential documents.

Reviews are carried out objectively and only cover the content of the article and are not included in the author's personal .  The reviewer's review of an article is stated clearly accompanied by supporting arguments. Each assertation that a reported observation, derivation, or argument has been reported previously, has to be accompanied by a relevant quote. Manuscript materials that are not published but disclosed in the submitted text, are not permitted to be used by reviewers without written approvals of authors. Special information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Author

Authors must follow the article design set by the publisher. An article is the original work of one or more authors. Submit the article and attach a statement of originality (declaration of originality). This article is a form of publication of research results, and the author is obliged to state all findings without changing or deleting data related to the article. False statements or deliberate actions related to the accuracy of the data used are unethical and unacceptable. Authors are prohibited from committing all forms of plagiarism, which is an immoral and intolerable publishing behavior. Articles must be accompanied by detailed reference materials to allow peers and reviewers to access the data. Authors are prohibited from writing two or more articles based on or explaining the same research results. Sending the same text to multiple journals at the same time is unethical and unacceptable publishing behavior. Without the written permission of the source, you may not use or report information obtained through private means, such as in conversations, correspondence, or discussions with third parties. Authors must not submit the same work to other journals at the same time, otherwise the manuscript will be reviewed. Before submitting it to another journal, the author must wait for the decision to be rejected or formally request to withdraw. The number of authors in an article is not limited, but depends on the contributions of the authors involved in the article. Authors are limited to those who have made significant contributions to the concept, design, implementation, or interpretation of the reported research, and review and approve the final version of the paper and approve the paper for publication. When the author discovers that there are major errors or inaccuracies in his published work, the author is obliged to immediately notify the editor in chief of Salience: English Language, Literature, and Education Journal, and cooperate with the editor to withdraw or correct the paper.

Plagiarism and Prevention

According to Indonesian ministerial regulation No 17 of 2010, plagiarism is a prohibited form of action. For those who carry out plagization will be given sanctions based on the applicable provisions. Plagiarism forms according to ministerial regulation No. 17 of 2010 are as follows:

  1. Refer to and / or cite terms, words and / or sentences, data and / or information from the source without quoting the source in the quotation note and / or without adequately stating the source.
  2. Refer to and cite randomly the terms, words and / or sentences, data and / or information from the source without quoting the source in the quotation note and / or without expressing the source adequately
  3. Use the source of ideas, opinions, views, or theories without adequately stating the sources.
  4. Formulate words and / or sentences from the source of words and / or phrases, ideas, opinions, views, or theories without expressing the source adequately.
  5. Submitting scientific papers produced and / or published by others as the source of their own scientific work without expressing it adequately.


In preventing plagiarism in Salience: English Language, Literature, and Education Journal manuscript, for that every manuscript submitted by the author to Salience: English Language, Literature, and Education Journal must be completed and signed by the author:
1. Statement of the authenticity of the manuscript submitted
2. Statement has never been or is not in the process of publication
3. Conflict free

Author Guidelines

  1. Paper is written in English 3000-5000 words (min. 9-14 pages) by using Times New Roman, 1.5 spaces, and size of 12.
  2. Place page number on the right of the bottom.
  3. Title is in English, not more than 12 words.
  4. Name of writer consisted of 1st writer, 2nd writer, and 3rd writer and not to be abbreviated.
  5. Write down the email address of 1st writer.
  6. Write the abstract in English and Bahasa Indonesia between 150-250 words which consisted of the aims / objectives / research problems, research methods, results and discussion, and conclusions. Implications or recommendations can be added in the abstract.
  7. Key words are in English and Bahasa Indonesia, consists of 3 to 5 important words and ordered alphabetically.
  8. Introduction consisted of research background, literature study/theories, problem/s statement and the purpose of the paper.
  9. Method consisted of research design, replicable research procedures, describe how to summarize and analyze data, and other relevant aspects.
  10. Result and Discussion consist of result of the study, tables, figures, and graphics. Result of the study then is explored and discussed by author and other sources such as journal article.
  11. Conclusion consist of the main result of the study, recommendation/implication and not in pointers form.
  12. References by using APA style.

Article Processing Charges

Article processing and publication in Salience Journal is free of charge; there are no article processing and publication charges (without any APCs).

Plagiarism Check

The editors will run plagiarism check using Turinitin for the submitted manuscripts before sending to reviewers. We do not process any plagiarised contents. If a manuscript has over 30% of plagiarism based on the result of Turnitin check, we will send back the manuscript to the author to be revised for the plagiarised contents.