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Until 01.01.2019 - Scientific Yearbook of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

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The principles of publication ethics adopted by the Journal Antinomies have been developed in accordance with the Core Practices published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the recommendations of the Association of Scientific Editors and Publishers (ASEP, Russia).

Key concepts

Publication ethics is a system of professional rules aimed at regulating interaction between authors, peer reviewers, editors, publishers and readers when producing, distributing and referring to scientific papers. 

Editor / Editorial Board – a person or a group of people who represent(s) the Journal Antinomies in handling the management of manuscripts through the peer review process and their eventual publication, as well as providing feedback and consistent communication with authors and readers of the Journal.

Author(s) – a person or a group of people participating in the preparation of a scientific paper.

Peer Reviewer – an expert who acts on behalf of the Journal Antinomies to evaluate the scientific value of submitted manuscripts in terms of their suitability for publication in the Journal.
Publisher – a natural person or legal entity that publishes scientific papers.

Reader – a person who reads an article published in the Journal.

Plagiarism – act of intentional misappropriation of a scientific or artistic work, including the ideas and inventions of another author. Since plagiarism may be considered a violation of copyright law or patent legislation, it can lead to serious legal consequences.

Basic principles to which editors and publishers should adhere:

Since the Editors (Editorial Board) are ultimately accountable for everything published in the Journal, they should follow the key principles listed below.

The Editorial Board’s decision to accept or reject a paper for publication should be based on its importance, originality and clarity, as well as the study’s scientific validity and relevance to the remit of the Journal.

The Editorial Board should assess the quality of manuscripts submitted regardless of the race, nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity, national or ethnic origin, religion, social status or political beliefs of the author.

The Editorial Board shall protect the confidentiality of personal information and guarantee that unpublished data will not be used for personal advantage or passed on to a third party without the written consent of the author.

The Editorial Board must take steps to check submitted manuscripts for plagiarism, rejecting articles in cases when plagiarism is detected.

In cooperation with the Publisher, the Editorial Board must provide a mechanism for authors to appeal against editorial decisions, have policies in place to address any conflict situations and take necessary steps to restore any rights that have been infringed.

Basic principles to which peer reviewers should adhere: 

In carrying out expert and impartial scientific evaluation of submitted manuscripts, Peer Reviewers are required to follow the key principles listed below.

Peer Reviewers must guarantee the confidentiality of materials they receive for review. They must not externally distribute any work that is passed to them in confidence.

Peer Reviewers should review submitted materials in an objective and reasoned manner, refraining from making inflammatory, libellous or derogatory remarks or personal comments.

Peer Reviewers must guarantee that any information obtained during the peer review process will not be used by them for personal advantage.

Peer Reviewers should only agree to review manuscripts for which they have the necessary expertise to carry out a proper assessment. They must declare all potential conflicts of interest. In the case of a conflict of interest that cannot be resolved, they should recuse themselves from peer review of the manuscript.

Basic principles to which Authors should adhere:

Since the Author (or group of Authors) is responsible for the originality and accuracy of the reported scientific research, he/she/they should follow the key principles listed below.

Authors must ensure that all the research results presented in the submitted materials are accurate and do not contain any incorrect or falsified data.

Authors must ensure that all the research work is original and that all materials included from works by other authors are fully and properly referenced. All forms of plagiarism, including unreferenced citations, paraphrasing or violation of a copyright holder’s rights, are unethical and unacceptable.

Authors should openly disclose the source of all data and third-party material, which should be fully referenced.

Duplicate submissions are not permitted. Works that have already been published cannot be considered for publication.

The names of all authors who made substantial contributions to the research must be represented fully and accurately. Only those people who made a significant contribution to the reported research may be listed as authors.

In the case of mistakes or discrepancies detected in the manuscript following submission, the author should inform the Editorial board and submit corrigenda in a timely manner.

Plagiarism detection

The Journal Antinomies uses plagiarism detection software to screen the submissions. Papers will be withdrawn from any stage of the publication process (including already published articles) if any form of plagiarism is reported or detected.

In conflict situations that may arise with respect to plagiarism, the Editorial Board is bound by COPE’s Core Practices.

Plagiarism is committed when one author uses another work (typically the work of another author) without permission, credit or acknowledgment. Plagiarism may take various forms, from passing off another paper as the author's own paper, copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another author’s paper without attribution, to falsely claiming ownership of the results of research carried out by others. All forms of plagiarism constitute unethical publishing behaviour and are therefore unacceptable.

Retraction policy

Retraction is a mechanism for correcting published literature and alerting readers to publications that contain seriously flawed or erroneous data that impacts on the reliability of findings and conclusions. Unreliable data may be the result of honest error or research misconduct. Retractions are also used to alert readers to cases of redundant publication (i.e., when authors present the same data in several publications), plagiarism or the failure to disclose a significant conflict of interest likely to influence interpretations or recommendations. 

The Journal Editors should consider retracting a publication if: 

- they have clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, whether as a result of misconduct (e.g., data fabrication) or honest error (e.g., miscalculation or experimental error);

- the findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper cross-referencing, permission or justification (i.e., cases of redundant publication);

- it constitutes plagiarism;

- it reports unethical research.

Articles may be retracted by their author(s) or by the Editor of the Journal Antinomies. If an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is their obligation to promptly notify the Journal Editor or Publisher and cooperate with the Editor to retract or correct the paper.

Since ultimate responsibility for the Journal’s content rests with the Editorial Board, they must always take the final decision about retracting material. A Memorandum of Retraction is drawn up and signed by the Editor-in-Chief. A copy of the Memorandum is sent to the Author of the article. In such cases, although the article is not physically removed from the published edition or deleted from the file of the issue on the Journal’s website, the Editorial Board shall publish a notice of retraction on the corresponding page of the Journal’s website.