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Department of Communication Universitas Islam Indonesia Improves Journal Governance

UII Yogyakarta— Online Journal System (OJS) is critical to be implemented to support International journal publication. During 2001-2010, Center of Research and IPTEK development, Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) shows that the most indexed international publication produced by South Korea (KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) with 20.183 publications. The second position is Japan (JST - Japan Science and Technology Agency) with 13.604 publications. Then  CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)  Australia published 11.611 publications. While Indonesia, LIPI (The Indonesian Institute of Science) had just published 417 within that 10 years. 

Department of Communication Universitas Islam Indonesia has started to attempt for publishing the journal by implementing OJS as their operating system. All of this action was for supporting the international publication mission. Therefore on Tuesday January 24, 2017, Department of Communication Universitas Islam Indonesia held a training how to operate and implement Online Journal System (OJS) for lecturers and staffs.

This training was conducted in Audiovisual Class on the first session and in the meeting room on the second session. That training was facilitated by Yuli Andriansyah, lecturer of Islamic Economics of Islamic Studies Faculty of Universitas Islam Indonesia. 

That training was addressed to staffs and lecturers who will be in direct implemented and optimized the OJS for publishing and recording the publications and how many articles had been cited all around the world.  After finishing material and theoretical class, the participant implementedand simulated the OJS processing fasilitated by the facilitator.

“We involved the lecturers and staffs, so that they will know and see the OJS process is looked like.” said Holy Rafika Dhona, the editor of Jurnal Komunikasi Department of Communication, Universitas Islam Indonesia.


Writer:  Sulistiyawati & Putri Asriyani

Photo by Putri Asriyani