Minerva Multidisciplinary Journal of Scientific Research takes as a Code of Ethics and Good Practices for editors of scientific journals, what is established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) on its page http://publicationethics.org/. Taking into account what is established by COPE, the journal undertakes to attend to the scientific quality of the publications and with an appropriate treatment to the demands of its readers, authors and reviewers.
Regarding the detection of plagiarism, Minerva Multidisciplinary Journal of Scientific Research will use the PlagarismCheck software to check for originality, plagiarism and duplication.
About scientific work
The research papers presented must be governed by the technical, scientific and ethical characteristics for their development. The authors undertake to submit supporting documents that validate the ethical conduct of the research, if requested. In the cases that are required, the works must be endorsed by the respective ethics committee of the academic institutions, duly constituted and certified by the institutions that support it.
The authors must respect the ethical participation in the integration of the research, with the individual peculiarities of each one in the process of preparing the manuscript. The ethical process of the research includes the appropriate selection of the authors, therefore, authors who have not participated in the research should not be included.
Conflicts of interest
Authors must supply the article and also include a letter of Declaration of Originality and Declaration of Conflict of Interest (URL: http://minerva.autanabooks.com/index.php. In addition, in the last paragraph of the article, after the conclusions, these statements must be specified.
Peer review must comply with the confidentiality of all those involved, and will be required by all who have been selected as evaluators, or reviewers of the manuscript. The reviewers and editors will be prohibited from disclosing information about the authors, be it affiliation, email, or related data, as well as unpublished scientific information that has not been expressly authorized by the authors. In addition, the editors and reviewers must adequately report and with the appropriate discretion, the ethical doubts that the manuscripts may have, maintaining objectivity, clarity of content and courtesy rules in the writing of opinions and comments.
Plagiarism and duplication
All submitted manuscripts must comply with the ethical standards of research and scientific writing, so all works used as sources of information must be cited appropriately, respecting what was stated by the original authors. Duplication of material will not be allowed, nor will the sending of the same article for other magazines, events, or any other type of publication.
The people responsible for the editorial process are tacitly committed to comply with the confidentiality of the review and publication process. Likewise, they undertake that publication decisions are made considering exclusively aspects related to the regulations of the journal, as well as the characteristics of the scientific research proposed, the writing and other details of the manuscript.
In bad practice
The people involved in the editorial and publication process undertake to maintain ethical conduct and good intentions at all times, evidencing good professional, scientific and technical practice. Likewise, they will ensure compliance with the appropriate behaviors in the works presented.