The Рublishers and the Editorial Board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” are guided in their activities by the ethical rules and norms set forth in the Core practices (https://publicationethics.org/core-practices) and Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (https://publicationethics.org/node/19881), and the principles developed by the Committee on Ethics in Scholarly Publishing and the Declaration of the Association of Scholarly Editors and Publishers (ASEP) “Ethical Principles of Scholarly Publishing” (https://rassep.ru/sovet-po-etike/manifesty/deklaratsiya/). The Editorial Board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” does its best to comply with the ethical norms accepted by the international scientific community and to prevent any violations of these norms both in its own work and in the work of the Editorial Board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals”. To this end, the Editorial Board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” has adopted standards of ethical behavior of all parties of the publishing process: authors, editorial board of the journal, reviewers.
Responsibilities of Аuthors
The Editorial Board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” adheres to the principles of fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency in its interaction with the authors. In turn, we expect the authors to strictly observe the following ethical rules.
Authors submitting their papers for publication in the journal “Ideas and Ideals” guarantee that the articles are original (not previously published in other publications in their current or close form) and are not under consideration by the editorial boards of other publications.
The authors confirm that their publication does not infringe anyone’s copyright and guarantee the publisher indemnification in case of such infringements.
Responsibility for the content
By submitting an article to the Editorial Board, the authors thereby confirm that the article is not under consideration by the Editorial Board of another journal and has not been previously published.
The authors are responsible for the factual materials and data presented in the articles. Forgery, falsification of data, excessive self-citation and friendly citation, irrelevant references are interpreted as fraud and, if detected, will result in refusal of publication.
The articles published in the journal reflect the personal point of view of the authors, which may differ from the point of view of the editors.
The work of others must always be properly acknowledged and cited, with appropriate references.
Plagiarism in all its forms is unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Verbatim copying and/or paraphrasing of one’s own published work is also unacceptable and may only be used as a basis for new conclusions. Incorrect paraphrasing of original work without citing the source is considered verbatim copying.
When borrowing large fragments of your own articles, including those translated from another language, or fragments of an abstract or text of a dissertation, or a report at a scientific conference, it is necessary to indicate the source of borrowing and give a reference to the original source.
All incoming articles are necessarily checked in order to exclude unauthorized citation (plagiarism and self-citation without indicating the source). The check is made with the help of the system "Anti-Plagiarism VUZ", (http://nsuem.antiplagiat.ru). In case of detection of unfair behavior - duplication of the article (republishing), illegal voluminous borrowing, submission of a translated version of an already published article, falsification of data, fraud, etc., the editorial board of the journal "Ideas and Ideals" in accordance with the recommendations of COPE refuses to accept the article. - The editorial board of the journal "Ideas and Ideals" in accordance with the recommendations of COPE refuses the author in publication.
If plagiarism, copyright infringement or other instances of bad faith behavior are detected after publication, the Editorial Board of Ideas and Ideals requires an explanation from the author. If the author's explanation is unsatisfactory, in accordance with the COPE Retraction Guidelines (https://publicationethics.org/retraction-guidelines) and the Rules for withdrawal (retraction/retraction) of an article from publication (https://rassep.ru/sovet-po-etike/retraktsiya/) prepared by ASEP, the article is retracted. The announcement about it is posted on the journal's website, information is submitted to RINC and ASEP’s database of retracted articles.
Permission to use content created by others
The authors guarantee that no confidential information or information containing state or trade secrets will be disclosed as a result of publication.
Before an article is submitted to the editorial board for review, the authors must obtain permission to use any content created by others. Authors should be prepared to provide written permission to use such content if requested by the editorial board.
When using tables, figures, photographs, etc. in the article, the authors are obliged to indicate their source and give an appropriate reference. If the borrowed tables and/or graphical objects have been last modified or supplemented, it is necessary to indicate in the note to them: “published with modifications/additions”
Conflict of interest
Authors are responsible for identifying and publicizing financial and other conflicts of interest that may have influenced their work. In the original text, authors are also obliged to mention all financial and personal connections that are relevant to the submitted work.
Authorship of the work
Authorship of an article should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, execution, or interpretation of the research presented. It is a gross violation of publication ethics to list as authors persons who did not participate in the study or to fail to include as co-authors persons who made significant contributions to the work and meet the criteria for authorship.
All those who made significant contributions to the research and/or the writing of the article should be listed as co-authors.
Authors may indicate the specific contribution of each author to the research and to the writing of the article. Statements of authors’ contributions are included in the published paper. By default, the Editors of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” assume that the contributions of all co-authors listed in the article are equal.
Significant errors in published papers
If authors discover a significant error or inaccuracy in their article after its publication, they are obliged to immediately notify the Editorial Board of the journal "Ideas and Ideals" and assist in correcting the article. If the errors are so significant that they devalue the conclusions of the research, the editorial board together with the author will retract the publication as soon as possible. The announcement about this is posted on the journal's website, information is submitted to RINC and the ASEP database of retracted articles.
Author’s right to appeal against the editorial board’s decision to reject an article
Authors have the right to appeal against the editorial board’s decisions regarding the rejection of articles. In case of disagreement with the editorial board’s decision, the author has the right to apply to the responsible secretary with a statement in writing, arguably indicating the reasons for disagreement with the editorial board's decision.
Changing the editorial board’s decision regarding the article is possible if the author:
- provided additional materials that were not taken into account during the initial review of the article;
- provided information about the conflict of interest, which was not known to the editorial board;
- argumentatively pointed out the bias of the reviewer, his mistakes or incompetence in this matter.
The decision on the results of the review of the author's statement is made by the editorial board of the journal. The decision of the editorial board on the results of the review is final.
The responsibilities of the “Ideas and Ideals” editorial board
The editorial board of the journal "Ideas and Ideals" in its activities is guided by the principles of the scientificity, objectivity, professionalism, strictly observes the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation regarding copyright, plagiarism and ethical principles supported by the community of leading publishers of scientific periodicals, and is responsible for the observance of ethical principles in relation to authors, reviewers, readers, publishers and founders.
The Editorial Board of the “Ideas and Ideals” is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published or rejected. The Editorial Board is guided by the journal’s policies, publication ethics, and applicable copyright laws. In making these decisions, the Editorial Board takes into account the opinion of the reviewers. (For reviewing, see also the section “Journal Policy” (https://ideaidealy.nsuem.ru/politics-of-journal).
The Editorial Board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” considers the claims concerning the received manuscripts or published materials and complaints about the violation of ethical norms in the evaluation, editing and publication of manuscripts, and, if necessary, publishes corrections, clarifications and apologies to the readers. If a conflict situation is revealed, the editorial board takes all necessary measures to restore the violated rights with subsequent informing of the authors and all interested parties about the decisions taken.
Retraction of articles
If serious errors, inaccurate data or violations of publication ethics are found in a published article, the editorial board of the journal “Ideas and Ideals” retracts the article. The grounds for retraction may include:
- unauthorized borrowing (plagiarism);
- duplication of the article in several editions;
- self-plagiarism with a large amount of repetition of research results and text already published in other publications;
- detection of falsification or fabrication of data;
- detection of serious errors in the publication that call into question its scientific value;
- incorrect composition of authors (persons who do not meet the criteria of authorship are included);
- hidden conflict of interest;
- re-publication of the article without the author's consent.
The decision to retract a published article is made by the editorial board if there are sufficient grounds for it. The journal publishes information that the article has been withdrawn, indicating its metadata. A letter is sent to the databases indexing the journal that the article has been withdrawn, indicating the reasons for withdrawal.
The Editorial Board evaluates manuscripts based on their scientific content, regardless of the authors’ race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnicity, nationality, or political views.
The Editorial Board agrees with the author on all changes to the article and the final version that is published. Publication of the text not agreed with the author is a violation of copyright.
The editors of the journal, having familiarized themselves with the original information contained in the articles during the review process, do not have the right to use it in their own research or for other personal purposes. The editor should refuse to work with the manuscript in case of a conflict of interest resulting from competition, cooperation or other relations with any of the authors.
Editors of the Journal and members of the Editorial Board have no right to disclose information about the articles received by the Editorial Board, except for the circle of persons directly related to the article and the process of its preparation for publication.
The editorial staff has no right to disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone except reviewers.
The responsibilities of Reviewers
A reviewer who feels that his/her qualifications are insufficient to review a submitted manuscript, or who knows that it will not be possible to review it in a timely manner, should notify the editorial office immediately and decline to review it.
When reviewing articles, reviewers should strive for maximum objectivity and present their point of view in a reasoned manner. Personal criticism, derogatory statements or slander against authors are not allowed. The reviewer should refuse to review the manuscript if for any reason he/she cannot evaluate it impartially.
If the manuscript contains borrowed materials not accompanied by references to the original source, as well as its similarity with another manuscript or previously published article, if there are signs of data falsification, fraud, other ethical violations, the reviewer should inform the editorial office.
Until the article is published, the reviewer has no right to use the information obtained during reviewing for personal purposes. If there is a conflict of interest resulting from competition, cooperation or other relations with any of the authors, the reviewer should inform the editorial office and refuse to work with the manuscript.
All manuscripts received for review should be treated as confidential documents. They can be discussed with others only with the permission of the Editorial Board. The reviewer should not disclose to outsiders any information about the articles received for review.