The items in the list below are considered unethical and misconduct behavior. Authors are strongly suggested to be very well informed about them and avoid them under all circumstances.
- Fraud Authorship/Denied Authorship
- Research/Data Fabrication
- Salami Slicing/Salami Publication
- Breaching of Copyrights
- Prevailing Conflict of Interest
All articles submitted to the journal are processed with a plagiarism software to detect unethical and misconduct behavior listed above. To prevent plagiarism, Modestum LTD offers CrossCheck plagiarism screening free of charge.
The above list is non-exhaustive. For more information you may consult resources like the one below:
Wager E & Kleinert S (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: Mayer T & Steneck N (eds) Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. Imperial College Press / World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (pp 309-16). (ISBN 978-981-4340-97-7)
Graf, C., Wager, E., Bowman, A., Fiack, S., Scott‐Lichter, D., & Robinson, A. (2007). Best practice guidelines on publication ethics: a publisher's perspective. International journal of clinical practice, 61(s152), 1-26.
Luther, F. (2008). Publication ethics and scientific misconduct: the role of authors, Journal of Orthodontics, 35(1), 1-4.
WAME Publication Ethics Committee. (2017). Recommendations on publication ethics policies for medical journals. Available at: http://www. wame. org/about/recommendations-on-publication-ethics-policie. Accessed on, 3.
All articles submitted to the journal are processed with a plagiarism detection software to detect unethical and misconduct behavior listed above.
Guideline on the humane use of animals in biomedical research
Conflict Interest Guidance