Malpractice Statement

PUBLICATION MALPRACTICE STATEMENT 

JARIMS will only publish high quality studies and original research, after a rigorous evaluation through a double blind peer review process. The following are the standards of expected ethical behaviour for all parties involved in the publishing process:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF AUTHORS

  • Ensure that they have written entirely original work.
  • Prepare manuscript according to the format given in Submission Guidelines and Instructions.
  • Ensure the accuracy of cited references.
  • Acknowledge all sources of data used in the research.
  • Obtain permission to reproduce any content from other sources. 
  • Notify promptly the journal editor or publisher if a significant error in their publication is identified.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF EDITORS

  • Consult with the Associate Editor and other members of the editorial team, as well as with reviewers, in making publication decisions.
  • Based on the review report of the editorial board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript.
  • Providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of manuscripts.
  • Evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to the race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the author(s).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF REVIEWERS

  • Review and send the review comments in due time period.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of the review process.
  • provide detailed, thoughtful and constructive feedback to assist the author(s) in improving their work, 
     
    • Inform the editor, in case that he/she is not qualified for the manuscript distributed by editor.

    • Inform the editor if a manuscript contains plagiarised material, falsified or manipulated data.

    • Inform the editor if unable to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time.

    • Ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research.

    • Should not review manuscripts authored or co-authored by a person with whom the reviewer has a close personal or professional relationship.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF PUBLISHER

  • Ensures that journal editors, authors, reviewers, and other stakeholders adopt best publishing policies and practices.
  • Ensure appropriate decisions regarding publication procedures and maintaining the transparency of editorial decisions.
  • Ensure the quality and the originality of each published article.
  • Protect intellectual property and copyright.