Journal History

Jurnal Biologi Universitas Andalas translated Journal on Biology of Andalas University (JBioUA) is a scholarly periodical. JBioUA publishes research papers, technical papers, conceptual papers, and case study reports. JBioUA’s first edition published in 2012. The journal maintained by the Biology Department at Universitas Andalas, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia and addresses recent trends on biodiversity and conservation. Discussions on hard systems are welcome if it optimizes the soft systems aspects as well as stated in the focuses and scopes. JBioUA works closely with Konsorsium Biologi Indonesia (KOBI), which provides editorial members, peer reviewers, and authors, both are professional institutions related to JBioUA's aims and scopes.

The first issue had been published in November 2012. In this period, only 2 issues published for each volume. This had been changed as 4 issues published per volume from 2013 until 2015. In 2016, the editorial board's meeting had made a decision to again publish just 2 issues per volume.

We had done with the self-evaluation provided by ARJUNA (National Journal Accreditation) that put this journal at the stage of Sinta 3. This journal had also been indexed by Google Scholar, IPI, PKP, Garuda, Dimensions. This journal also has the metadata shared with Crossref.