Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal published monthly (pISSN 2797-0736 eISSN 2797-4480). This journal publishes scientific articles on language, literature, library information management, and arts. It publishes empirical and theoretical studies in the form of original research and case studies from various perspectives. Articles can be written in English, Indonesian, and other foreign languages.

Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and similiarity score by using Turnitin.

The manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous reviewers (Double Blind Review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses.

The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterward, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author.

Review Outcomes

Utilizing feedback from the peer review process, the Editor will make a final publication decision. The review process will take approximately 4 to 12 weeks. Decisions categories include:

  • Reject/Decline – Rejected manuscripts will not be published and authors will not have the opportunity to resubmit a revised version of the manuscript to JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts.
  • Resubmit for Review – The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, it may be accepted. However, It will require a second round of review.
  • Accept with Revisions – Manuscripts receiving an accept-pending-revisions decision will be published in JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts under the condition that minor/major modifications are made. Revisions will be reviewed by an editor to ensure necessary updates are made prior to publication.
  • Accept – Accepted manuscripts will be published in the current form with no further modifications required.
Open Access Policy

JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts is an open access journal in which all content is freely available without charge to users or institution as its effort to support 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. Read more

Publication Frequency

JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts is published twelve times a year or every month for one volume.

Article Processing Charges and Submission Charges

JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature and Arts does not charge authors fees for article submissions, processing, and publication.

Plagiarism Check

Plagiarism includes but not limited to:

  1. Referring and/or quoting terms, words, and/or sentences, data and/or information from a source without citing sources in the record citation and/or without stating the source adequately; 
  2. Using a source of ideas, opinions, views, or theory without stating the source adequately; 
  3. Formulating words and/or sentences themselves from the source of words and/or phrases, ideas, opinions, views, or theory without stating the source adequately; 
  4. Submitting a scientific paper produced and/or published by others as a source of scientific work without expressing them adequately. 


In order to prevent plagiarism, every article submitted to the JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts will be checked for its originality using Turnitin. If their article is accepted, the author will be required to sign a form declaring that their work is free from plagiarism and has not been published elsewhere. 


  1. Reprimand;
  2. Letter of warning;
  3. Revocation of the article;
  4. Cancellation of publication.

Copy Editing and Proofreading

Every submitted manuscript is an object to Grammarly writing-enhancement program conducted by the editors

Accreditation Certificate

JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts has not been awarded a certificate as a Scientific Journal by the Board of National Journal Accreditation (ARJUNA) managed by the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of Indonesia. It takes 2 years to be nationally accredited from its establishment in 2021.

References Management

Every article submitted to the JoLLA: Journal of Language, Literature, and Arts must conform to APA Style (6th Edition) guidelines. 

Please use reference manager applications, such as Mendeley, EndNote, or Zotero.

Content License


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