Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

Regulations on Publishing Ethics

 

  1. Responsibility and Duties of Editorial Board

The Resolution on the Adoption of Articles by Editorial Board

The editorial board of the Collection of research papers “Problems of Modern Psychology” reserves the right to accept articles for publication or to refuse the author’s publication. When deciding whether to accept or reject an article, the editorial board is guided by the journal’s policy (compliance with scientific specialization), the basic requirements for publications, and so on. The editorship of the Collection of research papers has the right to reject / return an article for revision if it does not meet the requirements or accept it for publication, if it has no comments.

Impartiality

The editorial board accepts research papers on the content and correctness of their design regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, political views, ethnicity, citizenship, etc.

Confidentiality

The editorial board does not disclose information concerning the acceptance or rejection of the article by anyone other than the author(s), co-author(s), reviewers; as well as personal data of authors.

Conflicts of Interests

The edition of the Collection of the research papers is governed by the Principles on the refusal to publish scientific articles of the Committee of Ethics of Publishing, when it means to reject an article or correct a paper.

Unpublished materials of an article that has been accepted to edition are not used by members of the editorial board for their own researches without reference to the author of an already published work. Interesting and useful information from the submitted articles can be used only for familiarization and not used in the personal interests.

Advertising, reprinting and other manipulations do not affect the decision of members of the editorial board to accept articles for printing.

The edition of the Collection of research papers is obliged to carry out technical, scientific, linguistic editing of accepted articles.

The editorial board is obliged to collaborate and interact with potential and actual authors of the articles, providing them with the necessary assistance and answering their questions.

  1. Responsibility and Duties of Reviewers

Participation in Making Editorial Decisions

The reviewer assists the editorial board in deciding whether to publish an article or refuse it. In addition, the reviewer helps the author in correcting and improving his work.

Confidentiality

Any scientific work subjected to be reviewed is considered as a confidential document that is not subjected to discussion with third parties.

Objectivity

Reviewing is always carried out objectively. Personal criticism of the authors is unacceptable. Reviewers should express their views clearly with constructive remarks and advice.

Confirmation of Scientific Sources

Reviewers should indicate sources that were not mentioned in the paper. Any scientific data or judgments being previously discovered by other authors must necessarily contain references to the work of this author / authors. Reviewers should also check the article and plagiarism and inform the members of the editorial board about its availability.

 

Conflicts of Interests

 

Unpublished materials of the article submitted to the review cannot be used by reviewers for their own researches without reference to the author of an already published work. Interesting and useful information from the submitted articles can be used only for familiarization and not used in personal interests.

  1. Responsibility and Duties of the Authors

Reports on the Authenticity of Information

The authors, presenting the results of their researches in the articles, must present them in accordance with the requirements for shaping the articles in a clear sequence. Articles should contain a description of the main study and necessary additional data and references to other works that were used in the study. The presence of false or inaccurate data is unacceptable and is considered to be a violation of publication ethics.

Authenticity and Plagiarism

Authors submitting their articles to the Collection of research papers must guarantee the authenticity of the data presented in their work. In the case of the use of other scholars’ data, article authors should refer to their research in the list of sources.

Multiple Publication of an Article

Authors are not allowed to print an article that has already been published.

References of Scientific Sources

The authors should reference the publications, which were used during the research and the writing a scientific article.

Authorship of the Article

Co-authors of the article are those who have made a significant contribution into the research. All co-authors should know and agree to the final publication. All co-authors of the article should be listed before submitting the article to the editor.

Mistakes in Published Papers

If the author of the article finds a significant mistake or inaccuracy in his published paper, he must inform the editor or executive secretary of the Collection of research papers to find the appropriate decision of this problem (republishing of the issue of the Collection of research papers or publication of corrections in another issue of the Collection of research papers.

Since the foundation of the Collection of research papers “Problems of modern psychology”, the editorial office has never received any complaints about the abuse of office. All issues related to the revision of the articles are solved with the authors personally and openly, and usually they do not have significant contradictions. The editorial board has never received any complaints regarding the redacting of research papers (technical, scientific, linguistic, etc.) from the authors of the articles.

The editors of the Collection of research papers “Problems of modern psychology” are always open for wishes and suggestions (tel. number: +38-067-264-95-95; e-mail: kpnu_lab_ps@ukr.net).