Editorial Ethics

EDITORIAL ETHICS OF THE JOURNAL

Editorial ethics of the «New Technologies» scientific journal (hereinafter — the journal) is developed taking into account the following documents:

  1. Code of conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors -Committee on Publication Ethics.
  2. Publishing Ethics, Publishing Ethics Resource Kit — Elsevier.
  3. The Declaration of the Association of Scientific Editors and Publishers «Ethical Principles of Scientific Publications».

The journal’s editorial staff and editorial board comply with editorial ethics and do not allow dishonesty in the processing of materials. Editorial ethics means a set of rules on which the relations of the editorial staff of the journal among themselves, with the members of the editorial board / council, other reviewers and with the authors on issues related to the publication of scientific materials in the journal are based. All listed people should observe the following ethical rules in their activities.

 

Basic ethical rules for the chief editor and members of the editorial board and council

 

decisions on publication

When making a decision to publish a scientific article, the chief editor is guided by the journal’s editorial policy and laws established in the field of libel, violation of copyright and plagiarism.

In cases of revealing facts of plagiarism, deception and other facts of unacceptable behavior and violation of editorial ethics when publishing scientific articles, the editors of the journal are entitled to refuse publication of the submitted manuscript.

 

Confidentiality

The editor or any member of the editorial board should not disclose information about the submitted manuscript to anyone except  the author of the manuscript, reviewers, potential reviewers and a publisher.

 

Conflicts of the parties

The chief editor, editorial staff and members of the editorial board and editorial team should not use unpublished materials revealed in the submitted manuscript in their own studies without the author’s written consent. Information or ideas obtained in the peer review process must be confidential and must not be used for personal gain. Editors must protect themselves from consideration of manuscripts in respect of which they have conflicts of interest. Editors must demand all relevant competing interests of the participants to be disclosed.

 

Handling complaints

In case of complaints about the submitted manuscript or already published article, the editor, in cooperation with the publisher, should take all possible measures to resolve the conflict. Such measures include contacting the author of the manuscript or published work, reviewing the relevant complaint or claims, as well as further appeals to relevant institutions and research organizations. If the complaint is supported, the publication can be corrected, and, if necessary, other appropriate measures should be taken. Every reported act of unethical behavior must be studied, even if it is discovered after a long time after publication.

Basic ethical rules for reviewers

The procedure for reviewing articles submitted for publication in the journal «New Technologies» The editors adhere to the «Two-sided blind» anonymous type of review (double-blind peer review). All articles submitted for publication in the journal are reviewed by independent experts. All reviewers should be experts in the field of peer-reviewed materials and have publications on the subject of the article under review in the last 3 years. The reviews are kept in the editorial office of the journal for 5 years. The article is sent to reviewers without indicating the names and contacts of the authors. Reviewers work with the article as a confidential material, strictly observing the author’s right to keep in secret information contained in the article before the publication. Comments of reviewers are sent to the author without specifying reviewers. The decision to publish (or reject) the article is taken by the editorial board after receiving the author’s reviews and answers. The editors of the journal send copies of the reviews or motivated refusals to the authors of the submitted materials.

All articles are checked by the «ANTIPLAGIAT» system.

 

Basic Ethical Rules for Authors

Authors must ensure that they submit completely original works, and if the manuscript uses the work and / or words of other authors, this should be quoted or indicated. Plagiarism in all its forms is unethical and unacceptable.

The author should not publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or main publication. Submission of the same manuscript for publication in more than one journal simultaneously constitutes unethical behavior and is unacceptable. The author should not submit a previously published work in another journal.

Authors should quote publications that have influenced the progress of the work reported. Information received confidentially in a conversation, correspondence or discussion with third parties should not be used or communicated without the written permission of the author. All authors should indicate in the manuscript the presence of financial or some other conflict of interests that could influence the results or interpretation of the manuscript. All sources of financial support of the project should be revealed. Potential conflicts of interests should be disclosed at the earliest possible stage. If the author finds a significant error or defect in his own published work, he is obliged to notify the editor of the journal or publisher as soon as possible and cooperate with them in order to correct errors.