Papers submitted for publication will meet ethical standards, including the avoiding of plagiarism and self-plagiarism.
Any idea, part of text, figure, from a already published source must be quoted / cited, indicating the bibliographic reference. It is the responsibility of the authors the obtaining of copyright authorizations in order to include or adapt ideas, texts or figures for which they do not own the copyright.
The Similarity Analysis / Anti-Plagiarism Procedure is applied for the received papers.
Also, for documentation on publishing ethics and the avoiding of malpractice, the authors are invited to access the published materials at the following web addresses:
- Committee on Publication Ethics, COPE
- Elsevier Publishing Ethics
- Springer Publishing Ethics for Journals
- Roig, M. – Avoiding Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism, and other Questionable Writing Practices: A Guide to Ethical Writing
- iThenticate – The Ethics of Self-Plagiarism
The papers submitted for publication, identified with plagiarized or auto-plagiarized content, will be rejected.
Authors bear full responsability for the papers content.