The Jurnal “Veterinaria I kormlenie” is committed to promoting the standards of publication ethics in accordance with COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. We pursue the principles of transparency and best practices in scholarly publishing and aspire to ensure fair, unbiased, and transparent peer review processes and editorial decisions. Any detected cases of misconduct, whether on the part of authors, reviewers or editors, will be vigorously pursued.
Editors of the journal reserve the right to reject the work from publication in case of revealing any such malpractices.
Ethical guidelines for journal editors
- Editors are accountable and should take responsibility for everything they publish.
- Editors should make fair and unbiased decisions independent from commercial consideration and ensure a fair and appropriate peer review process.
- Editors should adopt editorial policies that encourage maximum transparency and complete, honest reporting.
- Editors should guard the integrity of the published record by issuing corrections and retractions when needed and pursuing suspected or alleged research and publication misconduct.
- Editors should pursue reviewer and editorial misconduct.
- Editors should critically assess the ethical conduct of studies in humans and animals.
- Peer reviewers and authors should be told what is expected of them.
- Editors should have appropriate policies in place for handling editorial conflicts of interests.
Handling allegations of plagiarism
Editors of Jurnal “Veterinaria I kormlenie” seek to uphold academic integrity and to protect authors' moral rights. We take all cases of plagiarism very seriously being aware of the potential impact an allegation of plagiarism can have on a researcher's career. Therefore, we have procedures in place to deal with alleged cases of plagiarism.
In order for us to take an unbiased approach, we investigate each case thoroughly, seeking clarification from all affected parties.
If we are approached by a third party with an allegation of plagiarism, we would always seek a response from the original author(s) or copyright holder(s) before we decide on a course of action. We will not be influenced by other parties and will form our decisions in an unbiased and objective manner.
Editors are not obliged to discuss individual cases of alleged plagiarism with third parties. We reserve the right not to proceed with a case if the complainant presents a false name or affiliation or acts in an inappropriate or threatening manner towards editorial staff.
Submitting a manuscript, please supply the following information:
- Authors’ data:
- First name, middle initial and last name;
- Affiliation and position;
- Academic degree;
- Postal address;
- E-mail address;
- Work or mobile telephone number.
- Manuscript file in Word format (font – 11-point Times New Roman; the paper should not exceed 7–8 pages).
- Title (no more than 5–7 words);
- Abstract (150–250 words; should summarize concisely the content and conclusions of the paper);
- Keywords (5–7);
- References (each numbered, ordered sequentially as they appear in the text; all authors should be included in reference lists; references to websites should give authors if known, title of cited page, URL in full, and year of posting in parentheses).