Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope

Journal of Vocational Nursing (JoViN) focuses on nursing. The scope of the Journal of Vocational Nursing  (JoViN) are:

  • Fundamental Nursing
  • Nursing Management
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Community Nursing
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology Nursing
  • Family Nursing
  • Maternity Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Ethics
  • Nursing Law and Policy


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow the Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscript to this journal can be written in English. The manuscript must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

All submitted manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using Turnitin software.

The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers from Peer-Reviewers Team. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. The review process used in this journal is a double anonymous peer review system. Two weeks will be needed for reviewers to complete one round of the reviewing process.

The decision to publish a manuscript is based on an editorial assessment and peer review. Initially, all papers were assessed by an editorial team. The final decision to publish is made by the editorial team by considering the advice from reviewers. The process of submitting articles to the publish takes an average of eight weeks.

Publication of accepted articles including assigning the article to the published issue will be made by considering the sequence of accepted dates and thematic issue.


Publication Frequency

The JoViN is published twice a year in May and October


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.



This journal utilizes the CLOCKSS systems 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.


Article Processing Charge

Every article submitted to the Journal of Vocational Nursing (JoViN) does not charge any 'Submission and 'Article Processing Fees' (FREE). This includes peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining, archiving, and allowing immediate access to the full-text versions of the article.

1. Article Submission Fee: IDR 0 / USD 0

No charge for manuscript submission

2. Article Processing Charge: IDR 0 / USD 0

No charge for article processing charge


Copyright Notice

Copyright Notice
1. The journal allows the author to hold the copyright of the article without restrictions.

2. The journal allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.

3. The legal formal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY).


Plagiarism Check

It is the policy of this journal to use automated software, like TURNITIN to check for plagiarism in all submitted manuscripts. This journal can not accept any plagiarism in any manuscripts or it will be rejected immediately. The manuscript is passed if the similarity is less than 20%. The results of this automated detection are forwarded to the Section Editor and will serve as the preliminary check for plagiarism. Plagiarism may also be identified during the review process by the technical reviewers assigned to the manuscript. Final plagiarism will be done after the author finalizes their reviewed manuscript.

When plagiarism is identified, the Section Editor responsible for the review of the manuscript and the Editor-in-Chief will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the manuscript in agreement with the following guidelines. The Editor-in-Chief shall have the authority to deviate from these guidelines on a case by case basis.


Publication Ethics

Journal of Vocational Nursing (JoViN) refers to the guidelines from the ethical code of scientific publication from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) to meet high-quality, ethical standards.

Subjects have privacy that cannot be infringed, so detailed identification must be removed if not required, but data must not be falsified to attain anonymity. A sample patient consent form must be available if needed. All articles are written must be following the Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki) for experimental on humans, which carries a risk of harm. The living animals that experimented must be following EC Directive 86/609/EEC to avoid animal suffering at each stage of the experiment.