Journal of Chemistry and Materials Research
Publication Ethics And Malpractice Statement
Journal of Chemistry and Material Research (JCMR) follows the COPE Code of Conduct. JCMR is committed to prevent publication malpractice and any type of plagiarism and to publish original work of value to the intellectual community in the best possible form and to the highest possible standards. Author(s) who submits manuscript(s) to JCMR declares that manuscript contents are original and it has neither been published elsewhere nor is it under review process for publication anywhere.
DUTIES OF EDITORS
- The Editor in Chief /Editors of JCMR are in charge of deciding which of the submitted manuscripts can be published based on the review reports of the editorial board and reviewers, regardless of authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy.
- Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by anyone who has a view of the manuscript in his or her own research without the express written consent of the author;
- The Editor in Chief/editors of JCMR must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, and other editorial advisers.
DUTIES OF REVIEWERS
- If any reviewer does not find themselves enough qualified to review the paper, they should inform the editor prior to initiate the reviewing.
- Reviewers must keep Confidentiality of all manuscripts received for review.
- Reviewers must make sure that any materials that had been previously reported elsewhere are properly and accurately cited and any types of plagiarism must be notified to the editors.
- Reviews need to be done objectively. There shall be no personal criticism of the author. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
- Reviewers must inform Editors regarding any conflicts of interest.
- If any reviewer feels that the review will not be completed within the allocated time, they should notify the editors in order that either they are given extra time or the manuscript is sent to another reviewer.
- Author(s) must present their results accurately, and without any fabrication and falsification and their methods need also to be described adequately so that their results can be confirmed by other researchers.
- Manuscripts submitted to JCMR, must not have been published elsewhere and must not be under review at other journals.
- Author(s) must ensure that they have written entirely original work and Plagiarism in any form must be avoided.
- Authorship should appropriately reflect the authors’ contributions to the research. It is corresponding author’s responsibility to ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
- If author(s) finds out a significant error or inaccuracy in published work, then it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the editors to correct the paper.