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  • Volume-1 issue-1 2017

    last date 31st March 2017

IJUST is committed to peer review integrity and practices the highest standards of ethical publishing across all IJUST journals. We publish original research papers that has not been published nor under review elsewhere. IJUST publication ethics encourages integrity in research and peer review process as outlined below and we prohibit any malpractices regarding publication. IJUST uses Docloc tool to verify the originality of every submitted manuscript. IJUST promotes new research and scientific applications in the field of Engineering and allied fields. We provide high quality and flexible information solutions to researchers.

Ethical Guidelines for Authors

Fabrication/Falsification of data - Using another person's ideas, language, graphs, pictures, results and experiments without giving credit to them. Without citing the source, copying even a single sentence from your own or another person's research paper leaded to plagiarism.

Plagiarism - Making up data or results and recording or reporting them is fabrication of data. Falsification of data is manipulating research materials, omitting/deletion/suppression of conflicting data without justification and this would cause mistrust and disgrace to scientific community.

Unacceptable author contribution - Including authors who have not contributed to the research in the manuscript and excluding authors who have contributed to the research is unacceptable author contribution.

Citation Manipulation- Citing irrelevant articles that don't contribute to content of manuscript is a kind of scientific misconduct.

Concurrent submissions - It is submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time. It is a waste of time of editors and peer reviewers, and can also damage the reputation of journals if published in more than place.

Redundant publications - It primarily refers to publishing the same material/experiments more than once. Accountability- All authors whose names appear on the manuscript are equally held accountable for the content of a submitted manuscript or published paper.