Ethical Statements

For Authors:

As an author submitting manuscripts to our journal, we expect adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct. Authors should ensure that their work is original, properly cited, and contains no plagiarism. Any data or information in the manuscript should be accurately represented, and any potential conflicts of interest must be disclosed. Authors should also ensure their work has not been submitted simultaneously to other journals.

Authors are responsible for providing accurate and complete information about their research methods and findings, and they should refrain from falsifying or manipulating data. Proper credit should be given to all individuals who have contributed to the research, and any sources of funding or support should be acknowledged.

In cases where errors or inaccuracies are identified in published work, authors should promptly notify the journal editor and cooperate fully in issuing corrections or retractions as necessary. Overall, authors should uphold integrity, honesty, and transparency in all aspects of their research and publication process.

For Reviewers:

As a reviewer for our journal, we expect reviewers to conduct their evaluations with integrity, objectivity, and fairness. Reviewers should provide constructive feedback to authors and evaluate manuscripts based on their scholarly merit, originality, and significance to the field. Reviews should be conducted in a timely manner, and any conflicts of interest that may compromise the impartiality of the review process should be disclosed.

Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of the peer review process and refrain from discussing the manuscript or its content with others without the explicit permission of the journal editor. Reviewers should also disclose any potential conflicts of interest, such as personal or professional relationships with the authors, that may bias their manuscript evaluation.

Reviewers should avoid derogatory or inflammatory comments and instead focus on providing thoughtful, constructive feedback to help authors improve their work. Ultimately, reviewers play a crucial role in maintaining the quality and integrity of the scholarly literature, and we appreciate their commitment to upholding ethical standards in the peer review process.

For Editors:

As editors of our journal, we are committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in all aspects of the publication process. We recognize our responsibility to ensure the integrity, originality, and transparency of the scholarly work we publish. Editors should oversee the peer review process with impartiality and fairness, selecting qualified reviewers and making publication decisions based on the manuscript's merits and the reviewers' recommendations.

Editors should handle all manuscripts with confidentiality and respect the intellectual property rights of authors. They should strive to maintain the independence and integrity of the editorial process, avoiding any conflicts of interest that may compromise their judgment or decision-making.

Editors should be transparent about the criteria used to evaluate manuscripts and provide authors with clear and constructive feedback to help them improve their work. In cases where errors or misconduct are identified, editors should take appropriate action, including issuing corrections or retractions as necessary and cooperating with relevant authorities to investigate further if needed.