Publication Ethics

Ethical Principles of Publishing an Article

This Journal respects the rules of ethics in publications and is subject to the rules of the Ethics Committee for Publication (COPE) and follows the executive regulations of the Law on Prevention and Combating Fraud in Scientific Works.

The COPE Ethics Charter is a guideline for authors and contributors to the journal:

1) Publishing decisions: Copyright laws must be observed by the journal and the rights of individuals at the time of publication are protected.

2) Fair decision-making about articles: Decision-making about articles should be done at any stage regardless of the race, gender, sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, citizenship or political philosophy of the authors.

3) Confidentiality of information: The personal information of the authors of articles for all people who have access to it, such as the editor, members of the editorial board and the internal and executive director of the journal and other working people (other than the author) such as referees, consultants, editors and publishers must be completely confidential and be protected at any time.

4) Respect for the interests of individuals:

The possibility of using the results of other research should be done with the reference and written permission of the author Ethical responsibility of referees:

1- Assisting the decision of the editorial board of the journal in the qualitative, content and scientific review of articles;

2- Speed of action in evaluating the articles referred to them;

3- Confidentiality of information of articles submitted by the journal;

4- Reviewing by presenting scientific and transparent documents and arguments;

5- Paying attention to the sources used in the article;

6- Avoiding reviewing the articles for personal purposes.

Ethical responsibility of the authors:

1- Presenting articles in a scientific and coherent manner in accordance with the standard of the journal;

2- Provide data used in the article if needed;

3- Originality of the presented article;

4- Not publishing at the same time an accepted or published article;

5- Citing the appropriate reference in the text of the article and the bibliography;

6- Mentioning financial support;

7- Announcing the errors in the article by the authors if seen at any stage of the review process.