In its activities, the «Ethnopolicy» publication follows the recommendations and ethical standards of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) https://publicationethics.org/).
All submitted manuscripts are checked using specialized plagiarism detection software Antiplagiat to ensure the quality of the materials published and copyright compliance, articles with the original text of at least 80% are allowed for publication.
The principles of ethical conduct are mandatory for all parties involved in the process of reviewing and publishing a scientific article: editors, editorial board, reviewers and authors.
Ethical principles in the work of the editor
Editors are responsible for everything that is published in the journal, in connection with which they strive to improve the journal, improve the quality of its publications, as well as remain faithful to the principles of scientific integrity and protect freedom of opinion, always be ready to publish corrections, clarifications, refutations and apologies when it's necessary.
When deciding on publication, the editor is guided by the reliability of the data presented and the scientific significance of the work in question.
The editor should have no conflict of interest whatsoever with regard to articles they reject or accept.
The editor should recuse himself from reviewing manuscripts in the event of conflicts of interest due to competitive, collaborative and other interactions and relationships with authors, companies and, possibly, other organizations associated with the manuscript.
The editor should not disclose any information on the article submitted to the journal to anyone other than the authors, appointed reviewers, other editorial staff and, if necessary, the publisher.
Unpublished data obtained from submitted manuscripts should not be used by editors or members of the editorial board for personal purposes or transferred to third parties (without the written consent of the author). Information or ideas obtained during the review and associated with possible benefits must be kept confidential and not used for the purpose of obtaining benefits.
An editor should not allow information to be published if there are reasonable grounds to believe that it is plagiarism.
The article, if accepted for publication, is placed in the public domain; copyrights are reserved by the authors.
Ethical principles in the activity of the reviewer
Peer review assists the editor-in-chief and editorial board in deciding to publish and, through appropriate interaction with authors, can also help the author improve the quality of the work.
The reviewer cannot be the author or co-author of the peer-reviewed work, as well as their supervisors and / or employees of the department in which the author works.
Any manuscript received from the editors for review is a confidential document. It cannot be discussed with other persons, with the exception of persons indicated by the editor-in-chief.
The reviewer must be objective. The reviewer must express his opinion clearly, clearly and reasonably.
The reviewer should draw the attention of the editor-in-chief to a significant similarity or partial coincidence of the peer-reviewed article with any other previously published article with a mandatory link to it.
The reviewer must respect the confidentiality of information and ideas from the article submitted to him for review.
Ethical principles of the author of a scientific publication
Submission of an article for consideration to the editorial board implies that it contains new scientific results obtained by the author (a group of authors) that have not been previously published anywhere.
The author should be aware that he bears personal responsibility for the submitted manuscript text. This assumes compliance with the following principles:
The author of the article guarantees that he provides the editorial board of the journal with reliable results of the performed independent and original scientific work or research. Knowingly false or falsified statements amount to unethical behavior and are unacceptable.
All articles are subject to mandatory verification through the Antiplagiat system. Excessive borrowing, as well as plagiarism in any form, including unofficial quotations, paraphrasing or appropriation of rights to the results of someone else's research, is unethical and unacceptable. Articles that are compilations from materials previously published by other authors, without their creative processing and their own author's understanding, are not accepted for publication by the editorial staff of the journal.
The article should contain bibliographic references to Kazakh and foreign publications that were important in the study. All sources must be disclosed.
The author guarantees that the manuscript of the article submitted to the journal is not under review by the editors of another scientific journal and has not been previously published in another journal. Failure to comply with this principle is regarded as a gross violation of publication ethics and gives rise to the removal of the article from peer review.
The journal undertakes to inform the authors of all comments about their work made by reviewers, unless they contain offensive or defamatory remarks.
Principles of professional ethics in the activities of the publisher
In its activities, the publisher is responsible for the publication of copyrighted works, which entails the need for him to comply with the following fundamental principles and procedures:
Providing support to the editorial staff of the journal in considering complaints about ethical aspects of published materials; assistance in liaison with other journals and / or publishers, if this contributes to the fulfillment of the duties of editors.
Ensuring the confidentiality of any information received from the authors of the articles until the moment of its publication.
Willingness to publish corrections, clarifications, denials and apologies when necessary.
Providing the editors of the journal with the possibility of excluding publications containing plagiarism and inaccurate data.
Conflict of interest
The editor-in-chief, together with the publishing house, should not leave unanswered claims regarding the reviewed manuscripts or published materials. If a conflict situation is identified, they should take all necessary measures to restore violated rights, and if errors are found, they should facilitate the publication of corrections or refutations.
Unpublished data obtained from submitted manuscripts cannot be used in personal research without the written consent of the author.
Information or ideas obtained during the review and associated with possible benefits must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.
Reviewers should not participate in the review of manuscripts in the event of conflicts of interest due to competitive, joint and other interactions and relationships with any of the authors, companies or other organizations associated with the submitted work.