Publishing Ethics

Publishing Ethics

The Editorial Board of the Arctic and Subarctic Natural Resources relies on the principles of publishing ethics according to the international rules of protection of Copyright, recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), standards of the legislation of the Russian Federation on Copyright.

The Editorial Board of the journal, being a member of Association of Science Editors and Publishers (ASEP), adheres to its principles of the publication ethics

Responsibility of Journal’s Authors

  1. Sending a manuscript to the Editorial Office of the journal, the Authors give to the Publisher a gratuitous right for its publication and placement on the web-site of the Arctic and Subarctic Natural Resources and the official site of Scientific Electronic Library . The Authors keep intellectual rights for their materials. In this regard the authors have to provide a license agreement to the Publisher.
  2. Signing the license agreement the Authors guarantee that the research is their original work, that there are references to quoted authors in the manuscript and publication sources of used materials. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
  3. The Authors provide reliable results of the research. Erroneous or falsified statements are not acceptable. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
  4. All persons who have made a significant contribution to the research results should be indicated as co-authors of the article. Persons who have made a concomitant contribution to obtaining scientific results can be acknowledged in the article.
  5. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed and indicated in the manuscript
  6. If there is a conflict of interest, it must be indicated in the article with explanations of the Authors.
  7. The Authors also submit an expert opinion of the organization within which the research was done on the possibility of its publication and the absence of information with limited access.

Responsibility of Journal’s Editors

  1. The Editorial Board ensures objective peer review, compliance with the principle of confidentiality when working with any materials submitted to the journal, exclusion of copyright infringement and plagiarism, and coercion to cite journal materials.
  2. The basic principle of working with the authors is respectful attitude to the authors and their manuscript, understanding of their requirements and wishes; objectivity and fairness when deciding to publish a manuscript.
  3. The Editorial Board makes a decision on publishing materials, guided by the policy of the journal, solely on the basis of their scientific value.
  4. The final decision to publish a manuscript or to refuse it is made by the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
  5. The Editorial Board guarantees that the materials of the rejected manuscript will not be transferred to third parties or used by the members of the Editorial Board.
  6. The Editorial Board does not consider manuscripts in the presence of a conflict of interest. The Editors promptly consider each ethical claim to publications. If the validity of the claim is confirmed, a correction, refutation or other relevant statement is made.

Responsibility of Journal’s Reviewers

  1. Decision on manuscript publication is accepted by the Editors only upon the recommendation of the Reviewers.
  2. The Reviewers carry out an expert assessment of the manuscript objectively and evaluate the manuscript only on its scientific content.
  3. The Reviewers should have sufficient qualifications to evaluate the manuscript and provide a review within the terms specified by the Editors.
  4. The Reviewers have no right to use the ideas and information contained in the manuscript before its publication.
  5. The Reviewers are obliged to refuse to consider the manuscript if they have a conflict of interest with the Authors.

Responsibility of Journal’s Publisher

  1. Protecting the publishing ethics of the Editorial Board.
  2. Prevention of plagiarism and publication of fraudulent data.
  3. Willingness to publish corrections, clarifications of deviations or retractions.