Publication Ethics

About Publishing Ethics can be found in the Publishing Ethics Resource Kit (PERK) (Elsevier).

Duties of Authors

  • Reporting standards :Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance
  • Data Access and Retention :Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide of the work of others must always be given.
  • Originality and Plagiarism :The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
  • Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication :An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication.