The authors, Editorial Board and reviewers of the Journal “The Problems of Historical Poetics” (hereinafter also as Journal) observe the publication ethics while preparing materials.
The Publication Ethics is based on principles, supported by the community of publishers of scientific periodicals, on the Russian Federation legislation in relation to copyright, on the recommendations developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the publishing house Elsevier, the Ethics Committee of scientific publications.
The Publication Ethics is the set of rules of conduct of the editorial staff in relation to each other, reviewers and authors on the issues related to publishing scientific materials in the Journal. All the above-mentioned persons assume the obligations listed below and strongly adhere to them in their work. All disputable cases concerning the mentioned obligations are envisaged by the Editor-in-Chief.
1. Duties of the Editor-in-Chief
The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question, its scientific significance, and the results of reviewing must always lie at the root of such decisions.
2. Duties of Editors
The editorial staff and the Editorial Board are obliged:
3. Duties of Reviewers
The reviewers are obliged:
Reviewers should identify relevant published works that have not been cited by the authors. Any statement that is a notice, conclusion, or an argument published before should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also draw editor’s attention to any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper that is in their scientific competence. This similarity or overlap will be reason to reject the manuscript.
4. Duties of Authors
The authors realize that they are responsible for originality and faithfulness of research results.
The authors are obliged:
An article sent to the editorial board should not contain plagiarism. Term “plagiarism” is defined as positioning someone else’s work as your own one, rephrasing significant parts of someone else’s research without reference to the author’s name as well as appropriation of survey results. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.
Controversial statements addressed to any authors are allowed but should be worded with utmost care and respect. Criticism of any concept should be sustained. The author should avoid derogatory remarks about scholars whose concepts are in question in the article.
The author is responsible for the selection and accuracy of facts, quotations, proper names, geographical names and other information.
Authors have to indicate the source of financing of the researches presented in the article.
If the author has found out mistakes or misspellings in the article submitted for publication he has to inform the Editorial Board and correct the mistakes as soon as possible.
By agreeing to publication, the author enters into licensing agreement.
5. The regulation of violations of Publication Ethics
The editors and Editorial Board make every effort to prevent breaches of publication ethics. They reserve the right to reject the publication of articles in case of their violation.
The Editorial Board informs the author (or an unfair reviewer) with a warning letter of non-compliance with the above listed ethical standards, revealing the facts of violation of ethics and warning of possible consequences. The author (or an unfair reviewer) is given the opportunity to answer any charges.
Minor violations are handled without the involvement of the third parties.
Serious violations may require the official publication on the journal's website of the revealed facts of violations; notification of the employer of the accused (head's office where the author works). The Editor-in-chief together with the Editorial Board should take a decision on whether to inform the employer by examining the available data and through consultations with a limited number of experts.