Publication Duties & Ethics

01. Publication Ethics

CINEC academic journal currently follow the COPE guidelines.

Publication ethics guidelines by Elsevier.

02. Journal ethical policy

CINEC academic Journal committed to meet and uphold standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process.  CINEC ethic review Committee is strongly linked with the CINEC academic Journal activities, and  all relevant publications and documents of authors are requested with accredited ethical review clearance documents.  We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).  The set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent

03. Authorship of the manuscript

CINEC academic Journal will accept the manuscripts after the declaration of the authorship contribution form.

4. protection of participants privacy

Participant information should not be published in written descriptions, photographs, sonograms, CT scans. Authors should remove patients’ names from figures Authors, need to obtain the patient consent form before the publication and have the form properly archived. The consent forms are not to be uploaded

5. Duties of Editors

Editorial board members and Editorial manager are involved in receiving the all types of manuscripts exclusively on the basis of their academic merit (importance, originality, study’s validity, clarity) and its relevance to the journal’s scope. Peer review process is done with full transparency and all documentation are kept confidentially. The Editor-in-Chief has full authority over the entire editorial content of the journal and the timing of publication of that content.

Editors and editorial staff of CINEC academic Journal are not supposed to disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author and reviewers.
Publication decision
Editorial board of CINEC academic Journal ensure all submitted manuscripts being considered for publication undergo peer-review by at least two reviewers who are expert in the field. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for deciding which of the manuscripts submitted to the journal will be published, based on the validation of the work in question, its importance to researchers and readers, the reviewers’ comments, and such legal requirements as are currently in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The Editor-in-Chief may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
Duties of reviewers
Reviewing panel will be selected by the routine screening of the submissions by the subcommittee with the journal manager. Relevant peer reviewer is expected to assist editors in making editorial decisions and, may assist authors in improving manuscripts. Personal criticism of the authors is inappropriate. Reviewers are expected to notify the editors of any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other manuscript published or unpublished.
Conflict of interest
Any invited referee who has conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies or institutions connected to the manuscript and the work described therein should immediately notify the editors to declare their conflicts of interest
Any manuscripts received for review are confidential documents and must be treated as such; they must not be shown to or discussed with others except if authorized by the Editor-in-Chief.
Ethical issues
A reviewer should be alert to potential ethical issues in the paper and should bring these to the attention of the editor
Duties of Authors
Authors of original research should be considered for presentation with an accurate account of the work by the authors themselves. Authors are expected to read all the relevant instructions provided by the journal web site before submission.
Authors should submit only entirely original works. Plagiarism takes many forms, from “passing off” another’s paper as the author’s own, to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another’s paper, to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.
Multiple / duplication submissions
Authors should not submit the same papers describing the same research which has been published in another journal before. Submission of a manuscript concurrently to more than one journal is unethical publishing behavior and unacceptable.
Conflict of interest
All authors are expected to declare conflict of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships/connections with any of the authors, companies or institutions connected to the papers.
Duties of corresponding author
corresponding author should ensure that coauthors are included in the author list and verify that all coauthors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript and agreed to its submission for publication

Duties of publisher

open access publication option
The Journal offers an open access publication option to authors of accepted peer-reviewed articles. With this option, articles are made freely available online immediately upon publication
Accessibility to raw data
Authors should agree to provide the raw data of their study if there is a requirement in the process of reviewing to clear any doubts.