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Publication ethics and publication malpractice statement

Duties of the Publisher

The publisher acknowledges and supports efforts of Editors and reviewers to give valuable suggestions and recommendations to improve quality of manuscripts and maintain the integrity of the scholarly articles. Publication ethics and publication malpractice statements are developed based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) code of conduct, best-practice guidelines for journal Editors [1], and 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: https://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