Ethics

COPE – COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATION ETHICS

COPE Code of Conduct

General duties and responsibilities of Editors

Editors should be responsible for everything published in their journals. They should:

      - strive to meet the needs of readers and authors;

      - constantly improve the journal;

      - ensure the quality of the material they publish;

      - champion freedom of expression;

      - maintain the integrity of the academic record;

      - preclude business needs from compromising intellectual standards;

      - always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.