Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences
of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Journal of Literary History and Theory
Peer-reviewed Academic Journal

Publication Ethics

Ethic policy

Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal = The Journal of Literary History and Theory accepts the principles of publication ethics expressed in the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and takes into account the experience of reputable international journals. These principles are obligatory for editors, reviewers and authors.

1.Ethics Policy of the Editor

2.Ethics Policy of the Reviewers

3.Ethical standarts for the authors

Retraction Guidelines

The politics of Editorial Board regarding retraction of publications is based on the recommendation of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The grounds for retraction are significant plagiarism, fabrication or falsification of data which violate the publication ethics. The purposes of retraction are correction of published information and warning of readers about the cases of duplicate publications made by the author (authors), plagiarism, and concealment of serious conflicts of interest.

An article can be retracted by the author(s), publisher or editor of the journal. If the author or authors refuse to retract the article, the publisher has the right to retract the article without their consent.

Retraction does not mean deletion of the article from the journal, journal’s website or the bibliography database. The article remains in all resources with a clear note of retraction.

Derivation and Plagiarism

Only original works are acceptable for publication in Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal; any forms of plagiarism are forbidden. If the author uses the results of someone’s else research, this research must be appropriately quated and referenced.

As plagiarism the Editorial Board considers the use of any materials (texts, ideas, photographs, pictures, schemes, diagrams, tables) without attribution. The use of the materials without written permission in the case when the author or copyright holder of these materials don’t allow to use them without special approvement is also considered plagiarism.

Besides, as unethical publishing behavior the Editorial Board of Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal treats the incorrect borrowing, that is

In the case of multiple incidents of content matching the Editorial Board acts in accordance with the rules of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics).

Conflicting Interests Policy

Editorial Board of Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal = The Journal of Literary History and Theory in accordance with The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) defines Conflict of Interest as a set of conditions in which professional judgment concerning a primary interest, such as the validity of research, may be influenced by a secondary interest, such as financial, personal, or professional gain.

The author(s) by submitting a paper state(s) that there’s no financial/personal interest or belief that might present an appearance of a conflict of interests concerning the submitted paper. An information of any funding or research grants (and their sources) received in the course of study should be acknowledged.

If there is a conflict of interests the author(s) should declare the source and nature of that potential conflict. The same obligations equally apply to editors and reviewers. In order to maintain the objective evaluation of research quality the manuscript should be transferred to another editor or reviewer.

Edition Business Model

Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal = The Journal of Literary History and Theory is peer-reviewed open access academic periodical. It means:

Open Access Policy

Open access policy of Literaturovedcheskii zhurnal = The Journal of Literary History and Theory is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative definition. This means that all articles are free available on the public Internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to soft ware, or use them for any other lawful purpose without a preliminary request from the author or publisher.