NIDA Development Journal committed to maintaining and applying high ethical standards in publication. Therefore, all parties involved must strictly follow the principles and standards of ethics in publication.
Roles and Responsibilities of Editors
1. The journal editors shall review the manuscripts submitted for publication, examined the contents of the manuscript corresponding to the purpose and scope of the journal including the quality reviews of the manuscripts submitted before publication in an evaluation and acceptance procedure and retain the accuracy of academic work.
2. Each manuscript submitted for publication should be given unbiased consideration by the editors. The editor should evaluate his or her merits on academic grounds, without reference to the authors ' nationality, sex, religion, culture, politics or institutional affiliations. The editor’s decision to accept or reject manuscripts should be based on their significance, novelty and clarity, including the scope of the journal.
3. Editors shall have no interest in authors or reviewers and shall not use the articles and journals for their business or personal benefit including the protection of the intellectual property standard against business needs.
4. The editors shall not modify or change the manuscript contents and reviewer evaluations, including not blocking or interfering with information exchanged between reviewers and authors.
5. The editors shall strictly follow the processes of the journal and its procedures.
6. The editors should respect the journal standards and ensure that all details contained in the journal's research article conform to the international ethical accreditation, including journal quality development and up-to-date journal database.
Roles and Responsibilities of Authors
1. Manuscripts submitted must not have been published or accepted for publication in any other journal and must not be under consideration for publication anywhere else.
2. Authors must avoid plagiarism. The authors must properly be referred to or quoted when using the works and/or words of others. By mentioning these works in the article and listing them in references, authors should acknowledge ideas and results previously publicized.
3. In the case of the use of animals, participants or volunteers in a research article, authors should ensure that the ethical principles are strictly implemented in compliance with applicable regulations and law, including the need for the consent to be obtained before data can be collected.
4. When submitting a manuscript authors are responsible for recognizing and disclosing financial and other conflicts of interest that might bias their work.
5. Authors must consent to copyright transferring to the journal prior to publication and not publication with any other journals after the NIDA Development Journal has been published.
6. The author of whose name the article has been published must be the person contributing the article.
Roles and Responsibilities of Reviewers
1. Reviewer's articles should be examined on the basis of their academic quality. Personal opinions or prejudices without proof should not be used as criteria for review decisions. For the reviewers, the authors should not be of interest.
2. The academic work derived from peer reviews should not be used by the evaluators for personal benefit.
3. Reviewers should realize that the manuscripts should be reviewed objectively in the context of their expertise in the field.
4. If any plagiarized material, falsified data or similarities between the examined manuscript and another document are found either published or under consideration in another journal, the reviewer should immediately notify the editor.
5. Reviewers who agree to review a manuscript must complete their reviews within the specified time period. A reviewer should treat a manuscript sent for review as a confidential document. It should neither be shown to nor discussed with others.