Publication Ethics


Clarification on the ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of posting an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the reviewer and the publisher is given by this statement. COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors is followed to reduce publication malpractice.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

Article for publication in Shanlax International Journals, a peer-reviewed journal which plays a significant role in the development of a good network of knowledge. The quality of authors and their supporting institution's work is directly reflected. It is essential to agree upon standards of expected ethical behaviour for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

Publication decisions

The decision making regarding article selection and its publications are made by the editor of the Shanlax International Journals. This decision is taken to validate the work in question and its importance to researchers. Proper guidelines must be given to editorial board members regarding copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.