Publication ethics

Publication ethics of the journal "DIZZW"

«Deutsche internationale Zeitschrift für zeitgenössische Wissenschaft» in its activities strictly adheres to international standards of publication ethics and generally accepted rules of editorial policy. The journal complies with the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics and listens to the experience of world famous scientific publications.

1. Ethics of the journal

The editorial board of the journal DIZZW («Deutsche internationale Zeitschrift für zeitgenössische Wissenschaft»), following the recommendations of the Committee on the Ethics of Scientific Publications, acts according to the code of conduct and international standards of ethics. It relies on the experience of reputable international print media.

2. Rights and obligations of the editorial board on confidentiality issues.

The editorial board of the journal is not allowed to use for personal purposes, or distribute unpublished materials of the authors, without their prior consent. Publishing employees can share information about the submitted works only with colleagues, on whom the process of publishing the provided material directly depends. Without the consent of the author, the editor-in-chief and other employees cannot transfer unpublished materials to third parties. The exceptions are: reviewers and consultants who participate in the publication process. It is also forbidden to use the text for your own purposes.

3. How is the decision to publish the article made?

When publishing materials in the journal "DIZZW" the author retains the copyright for his work. Before his research will be covered in the pages of the journal, it must undergo a mandatory two-stage check. First, the work is checked for uniqueness and the absence of borrowed information from other people's research. After that, by the method of “blind experiment”, when the author does not know the reviewer and vice versa, completely excluding subjectivity, the work is checked for reliability, relevance, novelty and originality of the presentation style. The further fate of the article is determined by the decision of the verification commission. It is adopted by the editors considering the specifics of the publication and based on exclusively rational reasons related to the semantic content and scientific content of the article. When deciding on a publication, any personal characteristics of the author are not considered. From the very beginning of the article publication process to its release, the editorial staff of the DIZZW journal is fully responsible. Each material that is submitted to the editorial board is rigorously checked for plagiarism by the board or the group of authors. Experts, not knowing the author of the material, freely make comments about the novelty, style of presentation, its structuredness and the reliability of the stated judgments. Due to blind familiarity with one text, there is no fear and pressure from the authors or their leadership. Therefore, their conclusions and recommendations are the basis for making a final decision on the publication or non-admission of the text for public viewing. At the same time, the editorial board, without considering the race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnicity, citizenship, and political views of the authors, makes the final decision. Also, its final verdict is influenced by the journal's policy, current copyright legislation. After that, materials are only posted in the open access in the journal with copyright reserved for its authors

4. Conflict of interest and resolution of ethical conflicts on mutually beneficial terms.

If the published article has hurt the interests of any group of the public, the editorial staff of the journal undertakes to resolve the situation or make appropriate changes to the article. Before publication, the editorial board asks the author for information about the presence of polemical interests, if any. After receiving a complaint, the editor-in-chief must promptly respond and resolve the conflict through a public denial or apology. Even if the message about the fact of unethical wording arrived several years later, the publication "DIZZW" is obligatory to publish the corresponding changes

5. Duties of authors of scientific publications in the journal

Originality of the materials provided Information borrowed from other authors in the study must be highlighted with bibliographic references. It is also allowed to have the written permission of the author to use his texts. If the source, when using the data, is not specified, the information is considered plagiarism and therefore does not meet the selection criteria for publication in the journal. Confirmation of sources of information It is necessary to indicate in the bibliographic list all people involved in the process of creating the study and links to relevant materials. Permission to use information obtained with the help of friends, colleagues, acquaintances must be confirmed in writing. Authorship of scientific materials Contributors and consultants should familiarize themselves with the final version of the publication after the last editorial changes and agree to publish this material. Their names should be listed at the beginning of the text in order of volume and importance of the work done. Publication standards A necessary condition is the quality and reliability of the described research. The article should describe in sufficient detail the experiments carried out so that other researchers can verify the truth of the stated conclusion. By submitting false materials, the researcher knowingly does not adhere to ethical behavior and for this reason, his material is not allowed to be published. Repetitive and competing publications Submitting the same material to multiple scientific publications is also considered unethical behavior. Copywriting and rewriting of your own work are also unacceptable. Their previous works can be used for further research, but they can be published only if the author can explain the fundamental difference between these two works and provide links to previously published materials in other publications. Access to source materials When forming an editorial review, a situation may arise when the originals of your research will be required for consideration. It is the responsibility of the author to preserve and provide the source material in case of such a need. Errors in the published article If an error is found in the text after publication, the author must inform the editorial board about it and point out the identified inaccuracy or typo. If the error was noted by people who were not involved in the creation of the material, the author must either eliminate it or reasonably refute the remark. Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest Disclosure of funding sources may lead to dissatisfaction or misunderstanding of the research results by a certain group of the public, therefore the author is obliged not to conceal this information and disclose funding sources at the very beginning.

6. Duties of the journal reviewers

Contribution to editorial decision The reviewer can act as an intermediary between the author and the editorial board. Its function is to review manuscripts and provide the editor with comments on the article in question. At the same time, the reviewer can help the author correct inaccuracies and improve their work. Efficiency and confidentiality If the reviewer cannot complete the task entrusted to him (he feels his incompetence, understands that he is unlikely to be able to meet the deadline), he is obliged to inform the editorial office about it. The material will be sent for review to his colleague - another reviewer. The manuscript that comes to the expert should not fall into the hands of third parties, and the details of the study should not be disclosed. Confirmation of sources If, when checking the materials, the reviewer noticed the use of data from sources not indicated by the author, he must convey this information to the editor. He can also draw the author's attention to this point and convey the importance of formatting the statements of other researchers in a quotation format. Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest The task of the reviewer is to give an objective assessment of the work. Taking part in determining the quality of materials in which he is personally interested is not allowed. Also, he cannot use the received data for his own benefit, except in the case when both parties agree to this.

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