Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Surya Masyarat (JSM) is made to facilitate those who want to disseminate their conceptual thinkings as well as ideas and research results based on community services.

The journal focuses on problems dealing with the community services, related to the following topics:

  1. Services to the Community and Food Security;
  2. Trainings, Marketing, Appropriate Technology, and Design;
  3. Strengthening Community and Social Access;
  4. Student Community Service Program;
  5. Border Areas and Disadvantaged Areas;
  6. Education for Sustainable Development.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

JSM uses double-blind peer review to keep the identity of both of the reviewer and author anonymous.

Decision whether the articles are accepted for publication is determined by the editor based on comments and recommendations from reviewers. The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully within 1-2 months (the length is subject to change, depending on the reviewing process of each article).



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 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. More...