SIATS Publication Ethics Statement
SIATS ensures peer-review and respect ethical policies and standards to publishes high quality scientific papers. SIATS publisher uses Turnitin similarity check service and every submitted manuscript will be checked by the software. If we found and estimate that there is plagiarism, based on similarity with other published papers, the authors of the manuscripts will be sanctioned. They cannot publish their papers in our journal following 24 months.
All Content is Open Access and Free for Readers. This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the papers, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. The published papers are open access papers distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
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Publication malpractice is an unfortunate occurrence in the world of scholarly literature. It happens in all subject areas and in all jurisdictions; and few journals or books are immune. The prevention of publication malpractice is the responsibility of every author, editor, reviewer, publisher and institution.
Scopus requires that every journal we index has clear and publicly available statements of publication ethics and publication malpractice. Scopus will hold each publisher listed in the database accountable for the performance and compliance with these policies. Scopus does not mandate any specific wording of publication ethics and publication malpractice statements, but notes that:
Major publishers already publish comprehensive statements of compliance on their websites. See Elsevier for an example.
A number of industry organizations publish comprehensive guidelines and advice that can be readily adopted by any publisher. Such notable organizations include:
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
World Association of Medical Editors(WAME)
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT)
Guidelines for what a Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement should adhere to (PEMS)
For more information on the importance of Ethics in Research and Publication, see:
http://www.ethics.elsevier.com or watch this webinar.