Publication Ethics

International Scholars Journals (ISJ) strictly adopt some ethical standards in order to guarantee excellence in scientific publications and to ensure that people receive credit for their works. ISJ is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct and aims to adhere to its Best Practice Guidelines.

At ISJ, we take all publishing ethics issues with all seriousness and our editors are mandated to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To confirm the novelty and originality of content submitted to any of our journals, we make use of iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. Also, we insist on a rigorous peer-review as well as strict ethical policies and standards to make sure that high quality scientific works are published. However, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise.

On the whole, ISJ requires all authors to adhere to every ethical standards as prescribed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).