Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
The publication of an article in a peer reviewed journal is an essential model for Journal of materials and Environmental Science, ISSN: 2028-2508. Standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer and the publisher.
Publication decisionsThe Editor in Chief is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The authors must follow instructions of the journal and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The Editor in Chief may confer with other Editors or Reviewers in making this decision. Download the Copyright Transfer form
ConfidentialityThe Editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, and potential reviewers.
Contribution to Editorial DecisionsPeer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
ConfidentialityAny manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
Originality and Plagiarism
Authors who submit papers to JMES atest that their work is original and unpublished, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. In addition, authors confirm that their paper is their own; that it has not been copied or plagiarised, in whole or in part, from other works; and that they have disclosed actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work or partial benefits associated with it.
Editorial responsibilities: Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article, editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept, only accept a paper when reasonably certain, when errors are found, promote publication of correction or retraction, preserve