This guide sets out the standards of ethical behaviour for those involved in the publication process – author, editorial office and reviewer.
The Editorial office of the “Veterinaria i kormlenie” journal in its activity follows the provisions of Chapter 70 “Copyright” of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, as well as the ethical principles of scientific publications, developed based on the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics and require their compliance from all participants in the publishing process.
All authors indicated in article guarantee that the submitted manuscript to the “Veterinaria i kormlenie ” journal has not been previously published and is not under consideration in another journal. The article must have a scientific novelty. If the authors have used publications they have to be cited. The authors are responsible for the completeness and reliability of the information about the co-authors, involved humans participants and sources of funding of research described in the article.
Authors have to provide reliable research results. The scientific results should be presented correctly and objectively. Knowingly wrong or falsified statements are not accepted.
All authors give consent for submitting the manuscript to publication and are required to disclose any potential conflict of interest: professional or financial. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed and indicated in the manuscript.
The editorial board of the “Veterinaria i Kormlenie” journal evaluates the manuscript based on its scientific significance and reliability of the presented data regardless of race, gender, religious beliefs, nationality, citizenship, political views, and sexual orientation of the authors. The editorial board is responsible for the publishing copyrighted materials.
Personal information of the manuscript’s authors and unpublished material remain confidential and cannot be used by the editorial staff for personal purposes or transferred to the third parties without the written consent of the author.
The editorial office does not publish the manuscript if there is detected plagiarism.
The editorial board should not disregard claims regarding reviewed manuscripts or published materials. In a conflict situation, the editorial board must take measures to resolve it.
The editorial board is eligible to refuse the manuscript publication if it does not meet the requirements mentioned above.
The purpose of peer review is making a contribution to ensure that any paper accepted for publication has a high academic level. The reviewer is obliged to give an objective and reasoned assessment of the presented research results. Personal criticism of the author is unacceptable, as well as the use of phrases and expressions that do not meet the requirements of professional and general ethics.
Any manuscripts received for review should be treated as confidential documents. They must not be displayed or discussed with third parties, except as authorized by the editor. Reviewers should inform the editor of any conflict of interest regarding authors, research topic or funding sources.
Reviewers are also responsible for meeting deadlines set by the editor. In case of any contingencies that prevent them from completing the review in time, the editor should be informed as soon as possible.
Finally, reviewers help the editor to make editorial decisions and help the author to make their work better.