International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends (IJCERT) is having ISSN 2349-7084 (online), Monthly Open-access, Multidisciplinary, Peer-Reviewed, Scholarly online fully Referred International journal, being published in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October November, December by IJCERT PUBLICATION HOUSE Hyderabad (Telangana), India since the year 2014.
Open access is an ongoing publication practice which differs in the way traditional methods of publishing papers to the public get submitted, reviewed, authenticated, and finally published. In Open Access publication model, neither readers nor a reader’s institution is charged for access to articles or other resources. Users are free to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles for any non-commercial purpose without requiring a subscription to the journal in which these articles are published. (IJCERT) ethics are based on COPE
(IJCERT) is peer-reviewed online journal which is published by under the banner of IJCERT PUBLICATION HOUSE Hyderabad (Telangana). It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles help and embody the scientific method. It is therefore essential to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society of society-owned or sponsored journals.
(IJCERT) takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously, and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. (IJCERT) Committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or additional commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. Also, the Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and publishers where this is useful to editors.
Ethics topics to consider when publishing:
- Authorship of the paper: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study.
- Originality and plagiarism:Authors should submit only original works and cite others' work and words properly. Cite publications that influenced the manuscript's work. Plagiarism includes "passing off" another's material as the author's own, copying or paraphrasing major parts of another's paper (without acknowledgment), and claiming others' research results as one's own. Plagiarism is immoral and unacceptable in all forms.
- Data access and retention: Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data.
- Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication: An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. IJCERT do not view the following uses of a work as prior publication: publication in the form of an abstract; publication as an academic thesis; publication as an electronic preprint.
- Acknowledgement of sources: Proper acknowledgment.
- Disclosure and conflicts of interest: All submissions must include disclosure of all relationships that could be viewed as presenting a potential conflict of interest.
- Fundamental errors in published works: When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
- Reporting standards: Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance.
- Hazards and human or animal subjects: Statements of compliance are required if the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, or if it involves the use of animal or human subjects.
- Use of patient images or case details: Studies on patients or volunteers require ethics committee approval and informed consent, which should be documented in the paper.