Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Rahmatan Lil'alamin Journal of Community Services [RLA] published and managed by the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII), Yogyakarta. This journal publishes various articles on activities and impacts of community service which contain ideas and innovations in solving various problems in society. The articles are authored by lecturers, practitioners, and students. Rahmatan Lil'alamin: Journal of Community Services publishes various community service topics as follows:

  1. Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)
  2. Non-profit Organization Development
  3. Village Owned Enterprise Development
  4. Business Group Development
  5. Village Potential Development
  6. Community development


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal implements a double-blind review process for all articles submitted to the journal. The review process will be conducted through an online system. The reviewers will need 6-8 weeks to review the article. The review process will focus on the novelty and its contributions to the community services.

Peer review process: 

  1. The article is submitted by the corresponding author through Rahmatan Lil'alamin: Journal of Community Services (RLA)'s online system
  2. The RLA Editor Board will assess the quality of manuscript and identify the possibility of any scientific wrongdoing including authorship, ownership, and plagiarism.
  3. The Editor Board notifies the submissions and advise the authors if the papers are relevant for the journals. Thereafter, the manuscript will be delivered to two reviewers for reviewing process.
  4. All of the contributions of the RLA are subject to a double-blind peer-review, which means that neither the author(s) nor the reviewers know the identity of the other.
  5. Every submitted manuscript will be reviewed by two reviewers, at the minimum. The review process will be conducted through online process. The review contains a clear referees' statements concerning paper's publishing approval or its rejection
  6. Should minor revisions be required, the article will be sent to the author(s) together with referees’ opinions. The authors are required to respond to the referees' comments and make necessary adjustments in the text. Thereupon, the authors return the revised version.
The Editorial Board establish the final decision on publication.


Publication Frequency

Rahmatan Lil’alamin Journal of Community Services [RLA] is published by The Department of Accounting, Faculty of Business and Economics, Universitas Islam Indonesia. The journal is published two times in each year on May and November


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.



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