Before submit your manuscript, it is highly recommended for you to pre-evaluate it using Manuscript Readiness Level (MRL), an instrument that we developed to help you get an effective time of the peer-reviewing process.
|Pre-Evaluation Criteria|| Strong
|Title: Straightforward, informative, and represents the contents of the article.||5||3||2|
|Abstract: Concise but at least contain the problem, purpose, method, important findings, and implications of the research||10||5||2|
|Keywords: Searchable by search engine, truly represents the intention of research. Don’t use phrases, only words. 5 to 6 keyword is recommended.||5||3||2|
|Introduction: Directing the reader about the importance of the research. Presenting significant problems, a clear state of the art, gap analysis, and novel concepts to fill the gaps. End it with the purpose of research.||15||10||5|
|Method: Clear and replicable. Reveals how research objectives are achieved with the appropriate tools, procedures, and stages.||10||5||2|
|Results: Presenting experimental or survey data, or any other kind of data depending on the type of research. The results are generally presented in clear and readable tables and figures.||15||10||5|
|Discussion: Meaningful. Good discussion is written as a dialogue that reveals the progress of the research in comparison to previous researches.||20||15||5|
|Conclusion: Contains a summary of research results (the most important research finding) that relates with the objectives written in the introduction.||10||4||1|
|References: Accountable, about 80% of the literatures from primary sources (reputable journals) and up to date (last 10 years). Use reference management tools.||10||5||1|
|85-100||Most likely to be published with little discussion with Editor/Reviewer|
|70-84||Possible minor revision (if there are no mistakes in principle)|
|50-69||Possible major revision|
|25-49||Most likely to be rejected in the first stage|
Disclaimer: The Manuscript Readiness Level (MRL) above is used by authors as a “tool” to optimize the peer-reviewing process. The decision to accept or reject an article for publication in Radiasi is the authority of the Editor based on recommendations from reviewers.