Duties of Author(s)
- Author(s) should conduct and report the research in ethical manner.
- The results should be presented honestly and clearly. Data manipulation, falsification and data fabrications are unethical behaviours.
- Research design and appropriate qualitative or quantitative testing methods should be selected carefully to avoid misleading results.
- Author(s) should adhere to JMS publication requirements, policies and instructions.
- Author(s) should understand that plagiarism is an unethical and criminal behaviour. They should avoid all aspects of plagiarism strictly.
- The work should be an original contribution to the relevant area of science.
- Author(s) should take collective responsibility for submitted and/or published research that it has not been submitted and/ or published elsewhere.
- The authorship of research publications should be limited to individuals originally contributed to the work and its reporting.
- All the funding sources, intellectual property used in research should be acknowledged and relevant conflicts of interest should be disclosed.
Duties of Editors
- Editors should consider the current trends of research to meet the needs of readers and authors.
- Editor should constantly strive to improve the journal.
- Editors are responsible to ensure the quality of publish material.
- Editors should maintain the integrity of the academic record submitted to them by research community.
- Editors should preclude business needs from compromising intellectual standards.
- Editors should always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
Duties of Reviewers
- Reviewers should only agree to review manuscripts for subject which they have the expertise required to carry out a proper detailed review.
- Reviewers should complete the review in a timely manner
- Reviewers must declare all potential conflicting interests, seeking advice from the journal editors if they are unsure whether something constitutes a relevant interest.
- Reviewers must not allow their reviews to be influenced by the origins of a manuscript, by the nationality, religious or political beliefs, gender or other characteristics of the authors.
- Reviewers should be objective and constructive in their reviews and must avoid to use derogatory personal comments.
- Reviewers should communicate plagiarism, if found in manuscripts, the editor in timely manner.