Ethical Standards

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For Editors:

▪ Editors are accountable and should take responsibility for everything they publish
▪ Editors should make fair and unbiased decisions independent from commercial consideration and ensure a fair and appropriate peer review process
▪ Editors should adopt editorial policies that encourage maximum transparency and complete honest reporting
▪ Editors should guard the integrity of the published record by issuing corrections and retractions when needed and pursuing suspected or alleged research and publication misconduct
▪ Editors should pursue reviewer and editorial misconduct
▪ Editors should critically assess the ethical conduct of studies in humans and animals
▪ Peer reviewers and authors should be told what is expected of them
▪ Editors should have appropriate policies in place for handling editorial conflicts of interest

[as defined in: S. Kleinert & E. Wager (2011). Responsible research publication: international standards for editors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, July 22–24, 2010. Chapter 51 in: T. Mayer & N. Steneck (eds.). Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. Imperial College Press / World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (pp. 317–28). ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7. See the article]

 

For Authors:

▪ The research being reported should have been conducted in an ethical and responsible manner and should comply with all relevant legislation
▪ Researchers should present their results clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation
▪ Researchers should strive to describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their findings can be confirmed by others
▪ Researchers should adhere to publication requirements that submitted work is original, is not plagiarised, and has not been published elsewhere
▪ Authors should take collective responsibility for submitted and published work
▪ The authorship of research publications should accurately reflect individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting
▪ Funding sources and relevant conflicts of interest should be disclosed

[as defined in: E. Wager & S. Kleinert (2011). Responsible research publication: international standards for authors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, July 22-24, 2010. Chapter 50 in: T. Mayer & N. Steneck (eds.). Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. Imperial College Press / World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (pp. 309–16). ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7. See the article]


Studia Gilsoniana is also where the ethical publishing guidelines promoted by the
Committee on Publication Ethics are followed and applied.