Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Journal of Chemical Research (IJCR) is an electronic journal to publish the recent studies of chemistry fields. The types of articles published in this journal include research articles, review articles and short communication. This journal covers some topics include:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Food and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Material Chemistry


Peer Review Process

IJCR is an electronic journal published by the Department of Chemistry, Indonesian Islamic University.  All manuscripts submitted to this journal (Indonesian Journal of Chemical Research) must follow Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must be original work, never been published in other journals and not being assessed / considered in other journals. In addition of that, the manuscripts must contain novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal. 

 All manuscripts submitted to this journal must be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. 

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

The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers from Peer-reviewers Team. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. Sometimes (if required) a third peer-reviewer is needed to give critical comments to the submitted manuscript. The review process used in this journal is a blind review system.

The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by Editor in Chief/Regional (Handling) Editor (together with Editorial Board if required) according to reviewers' critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor's final review which considering peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by Reviewer).



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. It means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium are permitted.

Benefits of open access for authors are :

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.