Ethical Statement

Editorial Policies

  • For the editorial and publication processes of the journal, the guidelines of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO) are based.
  • The journal conforms to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice).

Ethical Statement

  • An approval of research protocols by the Ethics Committee in accordance with international agreements (World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki “Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects,” amended in October 2013, www.wma.net) is required for experimental, clinical, and drug studies. If required, ethics committee reports or an equivalent official document will be requested from the authors.
  • Information on patient consent, the name of the ethics committee, and the ethics committee approval number/date should also be stated in the Materials and Methods section of the manuscript.
  • The journals should state that they comply with the rules regarding "Publication Ethics", "Research Ethics" and "Obtaining a Legal / Special Permit Certificate" by referring to international standards and by opening a separate title for each one on both the web page and in the printed journal.
  • The issue of compliance with publication ethics should not only be left to the responsibility of the authors, but the path to be followed regarding the publication ethics should be clearly defined.
  • If the study requires the use of human and animal test subjects, it should be declared that the study was carried out in accordance with international declaration, guidance etc.
  • Compliance with the Helsinki Declaration Principles is mandatory in all clinical study.

Editor (s) Responsibilities

  • Decisions; The editor is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The editor can meet with other editors or Reviewers while making this decision.
  • Evaluation; Studies will be evaluated according to their qualifications, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, sexual preferences, citizenship and the author's political opinion.
  • Privacy; Editor or any of the editorial staff should not share any information about the submitted work with anyone other than the responsible author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers and the publisher.
  • Conflicts of Interest; Unpublished material in a submitted work should not be used in the editor's own work without the written consent of the author.

Reviewer Responsibilities

  • Contribution to Editorial Decisions; The peer review supports the editor in publishing decisions and at the same time, the editorial communication between the reviewer and the author enables the author to improve the work.
  • Punctuality; Reviewers who do not find themselves appropriate in reviewing a reported study or who think it is not possible to review within the given time should inform the editor about this and ask him to exempt him from the review process.
  • Privacy; All studies taken under review should be perceived as confidential documents. It should not be shown or talked about to anyone who is not authorized by the editor.
  • Objectivity Standards; Reviews must be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Reviewers must express their views with evidence that clearly supports them.
  • Confirming Resources; Reviewers should indicate relevant published work not cited by the authors. Relevant citation of any previously reported observations, conclusions or statements of opinion should be provided. The Reviewer should also warn the editor about articles in the evaluation process that are substantially similar or overlap with other articles they personally know.
  • Conflicts of Interest; Privileged information or opinions obtained during the arbitration process must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.

Conflict of Interest

  • Eurasian Journal of Veterinary Sciences requires and encourages the authors and the individuals involved in the evaluation process of submitted manuscripts to disclose any existing or potential conflicts of interests, including financial, consultant, and institutional, that might lead to potential bias or a conflict of interest.
  • Any financial grants or other support received for a submitted study from individuals or institutions should be disclosed to the Editorial Board. Cases of a potential conflict of interest of the editors, authors, or reviewers are resolved by the journal’s Editorial Board within the scope of COPE and ICMJE guidelines.
  • The “ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest” form, which states that the responsibility belongs to the correspondence author, is declared by filling in the potential conflicts of interest.

Copyright

  • Journal of Academic Union Association requires each article to be submitted with a Copyright License Agreement. When using pre-published content, including figures, tables, or other material in both print and electronic formats, authors must obtain permission from the copyright holder. Legal, financial and criminal responsibilities in this matter belong to the authors.
  • JAUA is a journal with a minimum 30-day evaluation period with double-blind peer reviewers who are experts in their field, and a fast publication time with full text online access with DOI and offering an early edition option.

Disclaimer

  • Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in Journal of Academic Union Association reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, the editorial board, or the publisher; the editors, the editorial board, and the publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials. The final responsibility in regard to the published content rests with the authors.

Article Processing Fee (APC)

  • JAUA is an open access journal and the content of the journal can be accessed online at no cost. Therefore, JAUA does not charge any product processing fees (APC) and article submission fees (ASC).