Publication Ethics

Engineering and Applied Science Research (EASR) adheres to the Code of Conduct and Best practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (http://publicationethics.org/files/Code_of_conduct_for_journal_editors_Mar11.pdf).

 

The editorial team of EASR:

-  Should constantly improve the quality of the journal by publishing high quality research work, update the review process to meet up-to-date publishing technology.

- Must not disclose any information related to a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisors, and the publisher as appropriate.

- Should be fair to all authors and evaluate a manuscript for its intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

-  Pursue and try to prevent misconduct in published and unpublished work related to: plagiarism of other works, data fabrication and/or falsification, manuscripts with duplicate submissions, ghost authors, and citation manipulation. An article corresponding to the aforementioned violations must be withdrawn or retracted from the journal.

-  Take reasonable steps to publish corrections clarifications, and apologies when needed.

-  Consult editorial board members periodically, and inform them of any changes made to the journal.

 

The reviewers should:

- Maintain confidentiality of all information and documents in the review process.

- Provide timely and unbiased feedback on the manuscripts to the editorial office.

- Immediately decline to review a manuscript that is out of their fields of expertise.

- Advise the Editors in cases of possible misconduct related to manuscripts that: plagiarize other works, contain data fabrication and/or falsification, contain ghost authors, and contain citation manipulation.

-  Never use unpublished materials disclosed in the review process in their own research without permission of the authors.

 

The authors should:

- Ensure that the submitted manuscript contains original work with proper citations and sufficient details. The manuscript should at least have acceptable English expression.

- Never submit a manuscript that plagiarizes other works, contains data fabrication and/or falsification, has duplicate submission, has ghost authors, and contains citation manipulation.

-  Provide sufficient information of all authors of the manuscript.

-  Provide proper acknowledgement of research funding.