Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Majalah BIAM is a peer-reviewed and open access journal that focuses on tech marine products, in addition, Majalah BIAM also receives manuscripts in the fields of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, and process and equipment technology in the fields of atsiri, agriculture and other natural resources and the environment.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

  1. Provide written feedback and scientific benefits from the author's script
  2. Indicates whether writing has a clear, concise, relevant composition of work, scientific accuracy, originality, and appeal to the reader.
  3. Avoid personal comments or criticism
  4. Refrain from direct author contact without editor permission
  5. Ensure that published articles meet journal standards


Publication Frequency

Majalah BIAM is published twice a year in June 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.



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Article Processing Charges

All manuscripts published in the Majalah BIAM is free of charge in publishing


Publication Ethic

Ethics of Publishing

Majalah BIAM is a peer-reviewed journal published by Baristand Industri ambon. This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Author Responsibility

A writer is expected to deliver the work or research result sincerely and earnestly. The authors are expected to present the original work and cite the writing of others appropriately. A writer is prohibited from entering the same article for more than one journal. The scope of work covered should be based on the influence of publications. The author should disclose the parties who have supported the implementation of the research to produce a good article in the form of funding sources or personnel who help.

The responsibilities of the reviewer

The reviewer is responsible to the author and editor in terms of the confidentiality of the manuscript. Peer reviewers become the main mechanism so that the quality of the script will be met in the assessment standard. The reviewers' ethical elements include:

  • Confidentiality: Review or reviewer comments should be kept confidential.
  • Constructive evaluation: Decisions and judgments must be constructed so as to provide insight to the author without controversy.
  • Competency: A reviewer with sufficient expertise will help to achieve the goal of the script.
  • Impartiality and integrity: The reviewer's decision should depend solely on scientific achievement, relevance to the subject, the scope of the journal rather than the financial, racial, ethnic considerations of an author.
  • Timeliness and responsiveness: The reviewer must take responsibility for completion of the review within the relevant timeframe.

Responsibilities of Editor and Board of Editor

Publication Decision: The decision to publish an article submitted to Majalah BIAM was taken by the editorial board. The editor must stick to regulations relating to defamation, copyright infringement, and effective plagiarism. The Editor reserves the right to execute the decision by consulting with a reviewer or a member of the editorial board.

Fair play: The editor should evaluate the manuscript based on intellectual content considerations irrespective of race, sex, sexual orientation, belief/religion, ethnicity, political citizenship/philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality: Editor and editor staff should not disseminate information about manuscripts sent to anyone except to corresponding authors, reviewers, potential reviewers, editorial advisors, and publishers.

Editor's General Task

  • Active in finding writers, readers, reviewers and members of the editorial board in order to improve journal performance.
  • Encourage and pay attention to studies that will potentially be peer reviewers.
  • Initiate a decrease in academic error.
  • Initiate researchers in terms of getting guidance or education about publication ethics.
  • It examines the effects of journal policy on the author and reviewer behavior and is willing to revise the policy so as to encourage more accountable and preventative action.


Plagiarism Check

Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Majalah BIAM Editorial Board using Grammarly® Plagiarism Checker


Copy Editing and Proofreading

Every article accepted by Majalah BIAM shall be an object to Grammarly® writing-enhancement program conducted by Majalah BIAM Editorial Board


References Management

Every article submitted to Majalah BIAM shall use reference management software e.g. Mendeley.