Duties of Author
- Orisinality and plagiarism. Authors must ensure that they have written completely original work, and if the author has used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately quoted or cited. Plagiarism in all its forms is unethical and unacceptable publishing behavior.
- Double publication. Authors may not publish manuscripts describing substantially the same research in more than one journal or major publication. Therefore, submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time is unethical and unacceptable publishing behavior. If done, the author will be blacklisted for the JSPG Journal for 2 consecutive years.
- Source recognition. Proper recognition of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that were influential in determining the nature of the work being reported. Information obtained during confidential services, such as refereeing manuscripts or grant applications, may not be used without the explicit written permission of the authors of the work involved in these services. Where other people have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they must be recognized or registered as contributors. The authors concerned must ensure that all co-authors have viewed and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to submit it for publication.
- Disclosures and conflicts of interest. Where there are sources of financial support, all authors must disclose sources of financial support for the project involved in the research undertaken.
- Fundamental errors in published works. When an author discovers significant errors or inaccuracies in his published work, it is the author's obligation to immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work with the editor to retract or correct the paper. If the editor or publisher finds out from a third party that a published work contains significant errors, it is the author's obligation to immediately revoke or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor about the correctness of the original paper.
Duties of Editor
- Fair treatment. The editor's decision to accept or reject a paper for publication must be based on the importance of the paper, its originality and clarity, as well as the validity of the study and its relevance to the journal content. Editors must not overturn their decision to accept submissions unless a serious problem is identified with the submission. New editors may not overturn decisions made by previous editors unless serious issues are identified.
- Confidentiality. Editors and editing staff are not allowed to disclose any information on the submitted manuscript with anyone except the correspondence writer, partner peer review, potential partner peer review, editor advisor, or publisher. Exceptions can be made if the author provides access to the public.
- Publication Decisions. Editors must be responsible for everything published in their journals. Trying to continuously improve the journal by having a process to ensure the quality of published material. Maintain the integrity of academic records so as to prevent business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards. Always willing to issue corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
- Openness and conflicts of interest. Unpublished material that accompanies the submitted manuscripts may not be used as a reference in the personal research of the editor. Authors can appeal editorial decisions.
Duties of Reviewers
- Contribute to editorial decisions. Peer reviews assist editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with authors can also assist authors in improving papers. The reviewer must identify relevant published works that have not been cited by the author. Any statements for which previously reported observations, derivations or arguments must be accompanied by the relevant citation. Reviewers should also call the editor's attention for any similarities or overlaps between the manuscript under consideration and other published papers that they are personally aware of.
- Objectivity standards. Peer reviews should be conducted objectively so that they express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
- Punctuality. When the selected peer reviewers feels that they are unable to review the article or when it is impossible for selected peer reviewers to complete the review on time, selected peer reviewers is obliged to communicate it to the editor and declare to withdraw from the review process.
- Disclosure and conflicts of interest. Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscript may not be used in the reviewers own research without the written consent of the authors. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They may not be shown or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.
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