Journal of fundamental and applied researches

Editorial ethics

The journal “Humanitarian Researches” adheres to the standards of editorial ethics and makes efforts to prevent its violation.

The editors reserve the right to reject the publication of the article in case of violation of the following rules.


The authors offering their works for publication in the journal “Humanitarian Researches”, ensure that the articles are original (not previously published in other publications in their current or similar in content form), are not under consideration in the offices of other publications, and any possible conflicts of interests related to copyright and the publication of the articles had been resolved. The authors acknowledge that their publication does not violate any existing copyright and ensure the publisher damages in case of such violations.

In accordance with the editorial policy of the journal “Humanitarian Researches” it is unacceptable :
  1. Verbatim copying more than 10 percent of the work of another person without his authorship, reference and the use of quotation marks.
  2. Improper paraphrasing of another person’s work, in which more than one sentence in one paragraph or section of the text was changed, or the sentences were located in a different order without proper reference. Significant incorrect paraphrasing (more than 10 percent of the original work) without reference is equal to literal copying.
  3. Using the elements of another person’s work without authorship indication, for example, figure, table or paragraph without acknowledgment, reference or use of quotation marks. The authors must obtain permission from the copyright holder to use the elements of his work.
  4. Self-plagiarism. The authors should indicate that their work is published for the first time. If the elements of the manuscript have been previously published in another article, including in the journal “Humanitarian Researches”, the authors are obliged to refer to the earlier work, indicate what the major difference between the new and the previous work, and at the same time reveal its relationship to the results of research and the findings presented in the previous work. Verbatim copying of own works and their paraphrasing is unacceptable, they can be used only as a basis for the new findings.

The Resolution of Disputes Related to Plagiarism

The editorial staff of the journal “Humanitarian Researches” adheres to the standards of academic ethics, protects the reputation of the authors and is serious about all cases of plagiarism. The accusations of plagiarism may affect the career of the researcher. In the event of such situations the procedure system allowing to respond to possible accusations of plagiarism is used.

The authors should submit “Anti-plagiarism” inspection certificate to the editorial staff of the journal.
To ensure objectivity the editors thoroughly examine each case and consider the arguments of all parties concerned.
Before taking further action, the editorial staff seeks the most accurate information from the authors of the controversial publication or copyright holders and examines it. The editorial staff decision is impartial, objective and is not influenced by the third parties.

The editors reserve the right not to respond to the accusations of plagiarism, if the accuser provides false personal information (for example, he presents itself as a false name), or acts in an unethical or threatening manner. The editors are not required to discuss the cases of assumed plagiarism with the persons who have no direct relation to it.