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Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

 

Kragujevac Journal of Science is a peer-reviewed journal. Manu­scripts submitted to Kragujevac Journal of Science are evalua­ted entire­ly on the basis of their scientific content, without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political orientation of the authors.


The Editor in Chief and any editorial staff will not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, and the publisher.


Authors of articles submitted to Kragujevac Journal of Science are required to present an accurate account of their work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate or knowingly incomplete statements will be consi­dered unethical and are unacceptable. The authors should communicate entirely original works, and if they have used the work of others, this has to be appropriately cited or quoted.


The corresponding author(s) should ensure that all co-authors are included on the article, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and have agreed with its publication. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the Managing Editor and cooperate with him/her to retract or correct the paper.


Authors of articles submitted to Kragujevac Journal of Science are required that the same or similar article has not been published previously and is not simultaneously considered for publication elsewhere. Authors of articles published in Kragujevac Journal of Science should not publish the same or similar article elsewhere, unless an agreement from Kragujevac Journal of Science is obtained. In this latter case a statement must be given in the newly published article about the place where it has been published for the first time. Authors who violate these requirements will be denied to publish in Kragujevac Journal of Science in the future.


The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works. If authors have used the works of others, they must be appropriately cited or quoted. If plagiarism is detected, the respective article will be retracted, and the respective author(s) rejected to publish in Kragujevac Journal of Science in the future. If the plagiarized article has already been published, in the next available issue of Kragujevac Journal of Science an appropriate statement will be given, and the electronic version of the article appropriately marked.