The following guidelines are based on existing SCOPUS requirements.
All editors, reviewers and authors, should read and inform themselves with Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.The ScientistLink Publications Journals are committed to maintain the best moral standards. The publication of an article in a peer reviewed journal is of high sensitivity.It is necessary to agree upon standards of expected moral behavior for the journal editor, the reviewer, the author and the publisher, concerned within the act of publishing.
For Editors :
The editors of the journal are responsible for deciding that of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. While evaluating the submitted works, one should limit themselves only to the intellectual content.The editor also guided by the policies of the journal’s editorial board and unnatural by such legal needs as shall then be operative relating to libel and plagiarism.The editor could talk over with different other editors or reviewers in creating this call. The editors should make sure the confidentiality of the submitted works until they are published, except within the case of suspicion of double submission.In case the editors decide not to publish, the manuscript should not be used for different functions without the categorical written consent of the author.
The editor of a submitted manuscript should not have a stake within the authors. The editor and any editorial staff should not disclose any data submitted manuscript to anyone aside from the corresponding author, reviewers, other editorial advisers and publisher as acceptable.Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor’s own analysis while not the categorical written consent of the author.
The reviewers of the journal assist the editors in taking the choice of publishing a submitted manuscript. The reviewers are bound to treat the manuscript received for peer reviewing as confidential, and should not use the knowledge obtained through peer review for private advantage.They need not be shown to or mentioned with others except as authorized by the editor. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative or other relationships or connections with any of the authors or institutions connected to the papers.Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.
Authors reports of original research should present an accurate outage of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the manuscript.A manuscript should contain sufficient details and references to permit others to extend the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.By submitting a manuscript to this journal, the author(s) warrant that the manuscript is their original work and that it has neither been published previously nor is currently being considered for publication elsewhere.They also warrant that the sources of any ideas and/or words in the manuscript that are not their own have been properly attributed through appropriate citations and/or quotes.An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given.
Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study.All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research work, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors only.The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.Where the manuscript reports on commercial software, hardware and other products, authors must include a declaration at the beginning of the manuscript in which they must either state that no conflict of interest exists or describe the nature of any potential conflict.All sources of financial support for the research should also be disclosed in the manuscript. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the manuscript.