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Solarlits Publication ethics

Publication ethics and publication malpractice statement

Duties of the Publisher

It is duty of the publisher to support huge efforts of Editors and reviewers to maintain the integrity of the scholarly record. Publisher has a supporting and investigating role in submission, communication, publication process, and guardianship of scholarly record. Publication ethics and publication malpractice statement of SolarLits is completely based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) code of conduct and best-practice guidelines for journal Editors [1], ethical guidelines for peer Reviewers and Authors [2,3].

Duties of Editors

Duties of Reviewers

Duties of Authors


  1. COPE, Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), 2011. Available at: http://publicationethics.org/files/Code_of_conduct_for_journal_editors_Mar11.pdf
  2. COPE, COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), 2017. Available at: https://publicationethics.org/files/Ethical_Guidelines_For_Peer_Reviewers_2.pdf
  3. Tim Albert, How to handle authorship disputes: a guide for new researchers, The COPE Report 2003, 2003. Available at: https://publicationethics.org/files/2003pdf12_0.pdf