Publication ethics

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement are based on COPE's Core Practices for Journal Editors (Committee on Publication Ethics) that includes:

• General duties and responsibilities of editors
• Relations with readers
• Relations with authors
• Relations with editors
• Relations with editorial board members
• Relations with journal owners and publishers
• Editorial and peer review processes
• Protecting individual data
• Encouraging ethical research (e.g. research involving humans or animals)
• Dealing with possible misconduct
• Ensuring the integrity of the academic record
• Intellectual property
• Encouraging debate
• Conflicts of interest

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Guidelines for Publication Ethics following recommendations of COPE

Our detailed guidelines for publication ethics following recommendations
of COPE can be downloaded here - click to get the PDF file.