Author, Editor & Reviewer Responsibilities
- To certify that their manuscripts are their original work, has not previously been published elsewhere, and all data in the paper are real and authentic.
- To participate in the peer review process.
- To provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
- To identify all sources used in their manuscript.
- To review the journal’s instruction for authors to ensure they are up to date with current guidelines.
- To preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
- To be responsible for everything published in the journal, therefore Editors take all reasonable steps to ensure the quality of this material, recognizing that journals and sections within journals will have different aims and standards.
- To make decisions to accept or reject a paper for publication, based only on the paper’s importance, originality, and clarity, and the study’s relevance to the focus and scope of the journal.
- To keep all information regarding confidential papers and treat them as privileged information.
- To conduct the review process objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
- To express their views clearly with supporting arguments
- To identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
- Not to review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.