Author(s) cannot submit a manuscript for publication to other journals if it was submitted to JRSS. It is also unethical to republish similar research work (text/figures/tables) again and it most likely violates copyrights. JRSS requires a signed author's copyright transfer agreement stating the originality of the research work submitted through a manuscript after acceptance. Hence, author(s) should submit original, new and unpublished research work to the journal. The ethical issues such as plagiarism, fraudulent and duplicate publication, violation of copyrights, authorship and conflict of interest are serious issues concerning the ethical integrity when submitting a manuscript to JRSS for publication.
The author(s) submitting the paper(s) to the “Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies (JRSS)” are requested to adhere to the following ethical guidelines
Authors and Authors Responsibilities
The JRSS recommends that authorship be based on the following criteria:
In addition to being accountable for the parts of the work he or she has done, an author should be able to identify which co-authors are responsible for specific other parts of the work. In addition, authors should have confidence in the integrity of the contributions of their co-authors.
Following are the responsibilities of the author(s)
Conflict of Interest
Authors, reviewers, or editorial members have to disclose every situation or connection, which could potentially affect the impartial review and publication procedure.
The JRSS has plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event a journal is no longer published shall be clearly indicated.
Dr. Vinod Kumar is the owner of Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies (JRSS).
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