Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

  1. Measures to identify and prevent misconduct

    International Journal of Arabic-English Studies (IJAES) conforms to and emphasizes research publication integrity. The editors are working persistently to prevent plagiarism and other forms of fraud and misconduct in academic publishing. They consider it as an integral part of IJAES's ethical responsibilities. As editors, they strive to meet the challenges of ethical publication standards and develop strategies for coping with them. They expect the journal's peer reviewers to act in the same manner.

    IJAES is also committed to ethical standards in its own editorial policy, where editors consistently try to ensure fair, unbiased, and transparent peer review processes and editorial decisions. The editors assume responsibility for everything they publish and they have procedures and policies in place to ensure the quality of the material IJAES publishes and maintain the integrity of the published record. Further, IJAES is committed to following the international standards for editors and authors as defined by COPE Committee on Publication Ethics and their updates as stated in the following link

    (Retrieved on 26 October 2016)

  2. Guidelines for retracting or correcting articles

    IJAES pledges to correct and publish as soon as possible any genuine errors in published work pointed out by readers, authors, or editors, which do not render the work invalid. The online version of the paper will be corrected with a date of correction and a link to the printed erratum. If the error renders the work or substantial parts of it invalid, the paper will be retracted with an explanation as to the reason for retraction.

  3. Issues pertinent to publication

    IJAES's publishers and editors will publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed. Editors take responsibility for everything they publish and ensure fair and unbiased decisions independent of commercial consideration and ensure a fair and appropriate peer review process. Editors adopt editorial policies that encourage maximum transparency and complete, honest reporting as well as follow up that peer reviewers and authors are aware of what is expected of them

  4. Measures of dealing with allegations of research misconduct

    IJAES publishers and editors will pursue suspected or alleged research and publication misconduct so that any detected cases of misconduct, whether on the part of authors, reviewers or editors, will be vigorously pursued. The editors have appropriate policies in place for handling editorial conflicts of interest.

  5. Ethical requirements for authors

    • The author's work has not been previously published and is only submitted to the journal.
    • The author's work is original.
    • The authors acknowledged materials taken from other sources, including their own published works and where appropriate permission is obtained.
    • The author's work does not violate any rights of others, including privacy rights and intellectual property rights.
    • The author's data is authentic and not manipulated.
    • The author's data is their own or that they have permission to use data reproduced in their paper.
    • The author ensures that quoted verbatim text, within the text and in the reference list, from another source with quotation marks is clearly marked.
    • The authors make sure that permission from the original publisher when using previously published figures or tables is obtained.
    • The author ensures that any conflict of interest is clearly stated upon submission of their paper.
    • The author should adhere to all research ethics guidelines of their discipline, especially when human or animal subjects are taking part in their study.
    • The author should contact the Editor(s) to identify and correct any material errors upon discovery before or after publication of their work.
    • The author ensures that the authorship of the paper is accurately represented, making sure that all individuals credited as authors participated in the actual authorship of the work and that all who participated are credited and have given consent for publication.
    • When human participants are involved, authors should indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2008 (5).
    • When conducting experiments on animals, authors should indicate whether the institutional and national guide for the care and use of laboratory animals was followed. Experimental research on vertebrates or any regulated invertebrates must comply with institutional, national, or international guidelines, and where available should have been approved by an appropriate ethics committee.
    • For all research involving human subjects, informed consent to participate in the study should be obtained from participants (or their parent or guardian in the case of children under 18 and a statement to this effect should appear in the work.

  6. Screening for plagiarism

    The manuscripts submitted to this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin.