Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice
Chem publisher and its academic editors are dedicated to impartial and specialized dealing in all aspects of our publishing operations. Our role is to publish original work of significance to the scholar community in the best promising form and to the highest possible standards. We undertake similar standards from our reviewers and authors. All submitted articles follow the double blind peer review process.
Veracity, innovation and fair dealing on the part of authors, and equality, impartiality and secrecy on the part of editors and reviewers are among the significant values that facilitate us to accomplish our aim.
Chem publishers recommends and performs in harmony with the codes of conduct and International standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)and available free of charge on its website (http://publicationethics.org/).
Related documents include:
Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and Code of Conduct for Authors.
Must following conducts before submission and publication by both Authors and Editors.
- Are liable and should take responsibility for everything they publish.
- Should make fair and impartial decisions independent of commercial considerations, and should guarantee a fair and proper peer review process.
- Should implement editorial policies that promote maximum transparency and complete, honest reporting.
- Should watch the integrity of the published record by issuing corrections and retractions when needed and research and publication misconduct.
- Should chase reviewer and editorial misconduct.
- Should make it obvious to peer reviewers and authors what is anticipated of them.
- Should have suitable policies in place for managing editorial conflicts of interest.
- Should submit papers only on work that has been conducted in an principled and liable manner and that complies with all relevant legislation.
- Should display their results clearly, honestly, and without falsehood, distortion or inappropriate data manipulation.
- Should endeavor to portray their methods clearly and unmistakably so that their findings can be confirmed by others.
- Should adhere to publication requirements that submitted work is unique, is not plagiarized, and has not been published elsewhere.
- Should take communal responsibility for submitted and published work.
- Should guarantee that the authorship (as represented in the byline for the paper) accurately reflects individuals’ assistance to the work and its reporting.
- Should acknowledge to funding source and any existing or potential conflicts of interest.
- Submitted paper cannot be withdrawn until the decision of paper of elimination after reviewers comment.
We also respectfully refer submitting authors to the ‘Prior publication’ paragraph of the submission guidelines for individual journals.