Publication Ethics

Ethical Guidelines for the Editorial

1) The journal editorial is responsible for determining the quality of the articles submitted for publication in the journal.

2) The journal editorial shall not disclose the information concerning the authors of the articles and the article reviewers to other people, who are not involved during the period of article review.

3) The journal editorial is responsible for the preparation of journals that are verifiable, transparent, adhering to the specified journal production processes while being honest with the entrusted role.

4) The journal editorial will select articles for publication, based on their importance, originality, and creativity. Those articles will not be duplicated with past work. The consideration is essentially given to the clarity and consistency of content with journal policy.

5) The editorial team practices an unbiased process for evaluating the quality of the articles, with fairness, and without delay, performed by qualified experts in the related fields.

6) The journal editorial neither requests any citation to increase the frequency of citation, or impact factor of the journal, nor intends to increase the citation of their own works or the works of their associates.

7) The journal editorial does not have any conflicts of interest with the authors, assessors, and management team.

8) If the journal editorial detects any plagiarism during the article review process, the editors will cease the assessment process and contact the authors of those articles for an explanation as to "accept" or "reject" the publication of the articles.

Ethical Guidelines for the Authors

1) The authors must certify or confirm that the submitted works are truly new articles and have not been published anywhere before, according to the form of the journal. The authors are required to report the facts arising from the research, avoid misrepresentation of the information or giving false information.

2) The authors should follow the accurate article format, specified in the "Author Guidelines."

3) The authors are obliged to avoid plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Accurate and complete references of works are required, according to the journal's requirements.

4) The authors will be responsible for the presentation of their academic contents being published in the journal. The submission must not infringe the rights and copyrights of other persons.

5) All the authors whose names appear in those articles must be the actual participants conducting the research. And all authors must agree with the manuscripts, and consent to submit the original articles to the journal for publication.

6) The authors must specify the funding sources for the research (if any).

Ethical Guidelines for Reviewers

1) The reviewers should evaluate the quality of the article objectively, without prejudice, providing honest and constructive opinions, which lead to the improvement of the articles according to the academic standards.

2) The reviewers must maintain confidentiality and not disclose the information of the articles under review to any irrelevant people during the period in which the articles are being reviewed.

3) The reviewers should assess the articles in their area of ​​expertise, considering the importance of the content in the article to the field of study, quality of analysis, and the profoundness of the submitted works. Personal opinions without grounds of supported information should not be used as a basis for judging the research articles.

4) If it is found that the authors have conflicts of interest with the reviewers, or the authors of those articles commit unethical acts, such as plagiarism, distortion of the findings, or using false research results, the journal editorial must be notified by the reviewers of those violations.