AIMS
RUMPUN Jurnal Persuratan Melayu previously known as the International journal of The Malay Letters (2013- Sept 2019) is a referred journal published annually by the Budiman Writers Association of Malaysia (BUDIMAN). This journal aims to develop the knowledge of Malay civilization in order to be a conducive and strong area in the regional area. The contributors of the article consist of languages researcher, literature, art and culture from within and outside the country.This journal is publish online. Starting 2020, this journal will be published 2 times a year (June and December).

SCOPE
RUMPUN Jurnal Persuratan Melayu is a journal that publishes research-based articles on Malay language and literature, civilization, arts and culture. Researchers in this field are from around the region invited to submit an articles to be published in this journal.

JOURNAL POLICIES

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.

Publication Charge Policy
A processing fee of RM100.00 will be imposed for every accepted article.

Copyright
Copyright protect your original material and prevents others from using your work without your permission. Others will need to acknowledge you and your work in their article.
You are free to share, copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
You must give appropriate credit, acknowledge, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
The journal will retain publishing rights without restrictions.

Ethics Policy

Authorship are:
1. those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study;
2. those who have made significant contributions, following which they should be listed as co-authors; and
3. others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.

The corresponding author should be responsible:
1. ensure that all appropriate co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article;
 2. have agreed to its submission for publication; and
 3. manage any requests to add, delete or rearrange author names in an article published in an online issue.
 4. Manage any requests to do any correction in an article.
 5. declare the originality of the work and permission for the publication

The authors should be responsible:
 1. ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if they have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited or quoted;
 2. secured the necessary reproduction rights with the rights holder for any third party material (images, digital content, etc.) you have used prior to submission;
 3. ensure that they have acknowledge any funding that have contributed to the publication;
 4. provide the raw data in connection with the article for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access and retain;
 5. NOT in general publish article describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication;
 6. NOT submit the same article to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable;
 7. include disclosure of all relationships that could be viewed as presenting a potential conflict of interest;
 8. promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the article;
 9. ensure that the article contains a statement that all procedures were performed in compliance with relevant laws and institutional guidelines;
10. include a statement in the article that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human subjects; and
11. obtain appropriate consents, permissions and releases where an author wishes to include case details or other personal information or images of any individuals.

The Responsibility of the Editor/s:
1. keep all information pertaining to submitted article confidential;
2. disclose any conflicts of interest;
3. evaluate the article based on their intellectual content without prejudice.
4. be responsible for making publication decisions for submitted article; and review suspected incidents of plagiarism.

Reviewers should be responsible with regards to the following:
1. notify the editorial of any conflicts of interest.
2. keep information pertaining to the article confidential.
3. bring to the attention of the Editorial team any information that may be reason to reject publication of the article.
4. evaluate the article based on their intellectual content without prejudice regard to race, gender, religious belief,  or political philosophy of the authors.

Peer Review Proscess
Each articles will go through the following editorial process as below;
1. Call for submissions
2. Article submissions and acknowledgements
3. Technical and content review
4. Double blind review
5. Revision by author/s (if required)
6. Editorial review/decision

Authorship Policy
Name of authors listed in article  should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the report. Only those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the work must be acknowledged or listed as contributors. It is the duty of the corresponding author to ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the article.. 

Compline Policy
This procedure applies to complaints about the policies, procedures, or actions of the RUMPUN’s Journal editorial team. We welcome complaints as they provide an opportunity and a spur for improvement, and we aim to respond quickly, courteously, and constructively.
If the Journal receives a complaint that any contribution to the Journal infringes intellectual property rights or contains material inaccuracies, or otherwise unlawful materials, the Journal will investigate the complaint. Investigation may include a request that the parties involved substantiate their claims.
Journal should document its investigation and decision. We strive to ensure that RUMPUN Journal is of the highest quality and is free from errors. However, we accept that occasionally mistakes might happen.
Complaints about editorial content should be made as soon as possible after publication, preferably in writing via e-mail to: jurnalrumpun@gmail.com or call to tel. no: +6054506257 / +60126974241 / +6019977833

CONTACT US

PEOPLE

Journal Contact:

Editor-in-chief: Associate Professor Dr. Norazimah Zakaria
Tel/HP: +60126974241 / +6054506257

Journal Assistant: Abdul Halim Ali
Tel/HP: +60199977833 / + 6054506045

Techinical Assistant: Voon Lih Haur
Tel/HP: +60168739685 / +601137802249

Mail Address:
RUMPUN JURNAL PERSURATAN MELAYU
Persatuan Penulis Budiman Malaysia (BUDIMAN)
No. 27 Jln. Bahagia 2, Taman Pelangi 2,
35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
Tel: +60126974241 / +6054506257
www.rumpunjurnal.com

PUBLISHER
Budiman Writers Association of Malaysia
Persatuan Penulis Budiman Malaysia (BUDIMAN),
No. 27, Jln. Bahagia 2, Off Jalan Ketoyong,
Tmn. Pelangi 2, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia.

SPONSORS
Budiman Writers Association of Malaysia
Persatuan Penulis Budiman Malaysia (BUDIMAN)
No. 27, Jln. Bahagia 2, Off Jalan Ketoyong,
Tmn. Pelangi 2, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia.