- Ethics of Scientific publications
Ethics of Scientific publications
The Editorial Board
- decides to publish the article solely on the basis of peer-review by independent reviewers and opinions of the members of the Editorial Board;
- does not disclose confidential information about the submitted manuscript to anyone other than authors and reviewers;
- removes from consideration the submitted article if there is a conflict of interest;
- takes adequate response when an ethical complaint is received on the submitted manuscript or published article (notification of the author, discussion of the complaint at the Editorial Board, publication of corrections);
- if necessary, give recommendations for citing works based on their scientific significance, with the aim of improving the presented material.
- maintains confidentiality without disclosing information about the submitted manuscript to third parties, with the exception of reviewers; correspondence with the author is confidential;
- ensures that reviewers are aware of the reviewing rules;
- adopts editorial policy, ensuring maximum transparency and full reporting to the author; if the process of review and consideration takes more time, the author is notified via e-mail;
- protects the rights of third parties from unauthorized use of content (plagiarism) – persons convicted of plagiarism will lose opportunities for publication in the journal. The Editorial Board of the journal can publicize on its pages the cases of plagiarism that have become known to it;
- in case of rejection of the manuscript or sending it back for revision, the Editorial Board submits to the authors the reasons for its decision;
- doesn't allow to print materials with incorrect links and incorrect borrowings;
- assists the authors in improving the quality of the papers submitted to the editorial office through scientific review and literary editing of articles;
- undertakes to make fair and impartial decisions that are not dependent on commercial interests, and organize a process of objective review.
- are responsible for the contents of this publication.
- should carefully check their publications at all stages to ensure that all of their methods and results are described accurately.
- should carefully check all calculations, data submitted, documentation and evidence they formulate.
- quotes and references to other works must be accurate and neatly decorated.
- should not copy from other publications references to works that they themselves have not read.
- the responsibility for the proper definition of authorship lies entirely with the authors themselves.
- agrees (informs the Editor) to review only those manuscripts for which he has sufficient knowledge and which he can review a timely manner;
- respects the confidentiality of the review and does not disclose any details of the manuscript or review during or after reviewing to anyone, except those who are allowed by the journal;
- does not use information obtained during the review, for own benefit or benefit of other persons, or for causing harm to others or discrediting others;
- does not talk directly to the authors without prior permission of the journal;
- informs the Editors about possible conflicts of interest and applies for advice to the journal, if he is not sure whether the current situation is a conflict of interest or not;
- does not allow the content of the review to be affected by the origin of the manuscript, nationality, religious affiliation, political or other views of its authors or commercial considerations;
- writes a review objectively and constructively, refraining from hostile or inflammatory statements, as well as from slanderous or humiliating comments.