ASSSR is a double peer-reviewed journal. The publication of ASSSR involves conscientious, systematic and comprehensive processes by publisher and editors which require to be dealt with efficiently and competently. To maintain high ethical standards of publication of ASSSR the publisher strives to work closely at all times with journal editors, authors and peer-reviewers.
ASSSR is committed to upholding the integrity of all its publications. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the Chief-in-Editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (ASSSR). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines. Full details of these guidelines can be found on the COPE website.
ASSSR does not tolerate plagiarism, or the publication of material that is libelous, illegal or which infringes the copyright or other rights of any third party. The article more than 10% similarity index will be rejected on the spot. In addition, the manipulation of scientific data, tables, figures or any text for the purpose of knowingly providing incorrect information in order to manipulate the process of peer review is strictly prohibited.