Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

and its academic editors are committed to fair and professional dealing in all aspects of our publishing operations. Our role is to publish original work of value to the intellectual community in the best possible form and to the highest possible standards. We expect similar standards from our reviewers and authors. Honesty, originality and fair dealing on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the critical values that enable us to achieve our aim. eIJTUR endorses and behaves in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and available free of charge on its website ( Relevant documents include: Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers. The following edited extracts from COPE documents (Kleinert, S. and E. Wager 2011) crystallize key considerations for editors and authors:

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Kleinert, S. and E. Wager (2011), Responsible research publication - International standards for editors, Position Statement developed at 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, 22-24 July 2010, in: Mayer, T. and N. Steneck (eds), Promoting research integrity in a global environment, Imperial College Press/World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 309-328.