Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement Requirement: Engineering and Technology Journal (ETJ) adheres to the hightes standards of publishing ethics, with rigorous processes in place to ensure this is acheived. ETJ is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Code of Conduct guidelines available at https://publicationethics.org. The journal also utilizes Crossref. In addition, the Turnitin service is used to prevent plagiarism and ensure our submitted manuscripts' originality. The publication of ETJ includes thorough, systematic, and complete processes by publishers and editors, which have to be handled efficiently and proficiently. To sustain the high ethical values of publication, publishers attempt to work intimately at all times with editors, authors, and peer-reviewers. The basic publishing ethics involved in the publishing process can be summarized as follows:
The responsibilities of the reviewers can be identified as:
- To promptly provide a detailed, effective, and unbiased evaluation of the work's scientific content.
- To indicate whether the writing is relevant, brief, and clear and evaluate the submitted paper's originality and scientific accuracy.
- To maintain the confidentiality of the complete review process.
- To inform the journal editor about any financial or personal conflict of interest and reject to review the manuscript when a possibility of such a conflict exists.
- To inform the journal editor of any ethical concerns in evaluating submitted manuscripts, such as any violation of ethical treatment of animal or human subjects or any considerable similarity between the previously published article and any reviewed manuscript.
The responsibilities of the authors can be described as follows:
- To assure that all the work reported in the manuscript must be original and free from plagiarism.
- To make confident that the submitted work should not have been published elsewhere or submitted to any other journal(s) simultaneously.
- To explicitly acknowledge any potential conflict of interest.
- The author(s) must give proper acknowledgments to other work reported (individual/company/institution). In addition, permission must be obtained for any content used from other sources.
- It is important to note that only those who have made any substantial contribution to the interpretation or composition of the submitted work should be listed as ‘Authors’. On the other hand, other contributors should be mentioned as ‘co-authors.
The responsibilities of the Engineering & Technology Journal can be defined as:
- Engineering & Technology Journal is committed to working with journal editors, clearly defining their relevant roles to ensure appropriate decisions regarding publication procedures and maintaining the transparency of editorial decisions.
- Engineering & Technology Journal guarantees the integrity of autonomy and originality of each published article concerning:
-Publication and research funding.
- Publication ethics and integrity.
- Conflicts of interest.
- Article modifications.
- Timely release of content.