Requirements for compliance with publication ethics in the preparation and publication of the journal Noonomy and Noosociety. Almanac of Scientific Works of S.Y.Witte INID apply to all participants in the journal's editorial and publication process. The journal's editorial process is based on ethical principles established by foreign professional organisations, publishers and professional bodies. The main documents to which the journal's activities comply are the developments of the Committee on Publication Ethics - COPE, publishing house Elsevier and other foreign editorial associations and information systems, and Declaration of Ethical Principles for Scientific Publications, adopted by the Association of Scientific Editors and Publishers (ASEP).
THE ETHICAL PRINCIPLES OF THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF AND THE EDITORIAL OFFICE
1. Decision to publish
The decision to accept an article for Noonomy and Noosociety. Almanac of Scientific Works of S.Y. Witte INID is made by the Editor-in-Chief. When deciding to publish the article the Editor-in-Chief takes into account the opinion of the reviewers and the members of the editorial board.
2. Decision-making integrity and independence of the Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board
The Editor-in-Chef and Editorial Board make honest and objective decisions regardless of commercial considerations and ensure an honest and efficient independent review process. The Editor-in-Chef and Editorial Board ensure that submitted manuscripts are assessed solely for scientific merit and relevance to the scientific direction of the journal, regardless of the race, nationality, gender or religion of the authors or their political beliefs. The Editor-in-Chief has full responsibility for the published content and the manuscript review process.
In providing a double-blind review process, the Editor-in-Chief and the editorial staff will not disclose the content of a manuscript submitted for review for publication to anyone, with the possible exception of members of the Editorial Board, reviewers and possible reviewers, to whom the manuscript is sent for review.
4. Prevention of conflicts of interest
The Editorial Office does not deal with articles about which they have a conflict of interest. The Editorial Office refrains from reviewing a manuscript if it involves any conflict of interest (professional, career, family, etc.). The Editorial Board resolves conflict situations that arise in the course of work and uses any means to resolve them. If a breach of ethical principles in a manuscript or an article already published is detected, the Editor-in-Chief may conduct an appropriate investigation and decide to make the results public.
5. Checking the originality of research
The editorial staff performs originality checks of all manuscripts received with the help of the software "Antiplagiat VUZ". The Editorial Board has the right to refuse to publish unoriginal research.
ETHICAL PRINCIPLES OF THE REVIEWER
1. Influencing the decision-making process
The main purpose of peer review is to assist the Editor-in-Chief in deciding whether to publish a manuscript in the journal and to improve the quality of accepted articles through editor-reviewer-author interaction.
The selected reviewer is obliged to inform the Editor-in-Chief of an inadequate profile or qualification for reviewing a manuscript. The reviewer is required to evaluate his/her own commitment to quality review before agreeing to review the submitted material.
In accordance with the stated nature of the review, the manuscript submitted to the reviewer may not be disclosed as a confidential document to anyone other than the editor. The reviewer is not permitted to use materials and information from the manuscript sent to him/her for review for personal or commercial purposes.
4. Requirements for objectivity
A reviewer should express his/her point of view clearly and support it with adequate arguments. Personal criticism of the author is not allowed. The reviewer must not draw subjective conclusions about the article related to his/her personal attitude towards the author, gender, age and religion, and must not use inappropriate expressions and statements towards the author of the manuscript.
5. Recognition of primary sources
It is the responsibility of the reviewer to check the bibliographic sources contained in the manuscript. It is unacceptable for the reviewer to recommend the inclusion of his/her own or colleagues' work in the list of sources. The reviewer should bring to the attention of the Editor-in-Chief any instances where there are significant similarities or overlaps between the reviewed manuscript and any published work of which he/she is aware. If the reviewer finds that the manuscript lacks references to work whose results are closely related to the content of the manuscript, he/she should point this out in the review.
6 Conflict of interest
Reviewers should inform the Editor-in-Chief of the existence of a conflict of interest before the manuscript review process begins.
AUTHOR'S DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Manuscript submission requirements
The article must contain the necessary detail and references to enable others to replicate the research done, to ensure the verifiability of the research results. False or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable in an article. If errors are found, the authors are obliged to notify the Editorial Office immediately and send a retraction or correction for publication. In the event that the Editorial Office becomes aware of errors from third parties, the authors are obliged to contact the Editorial Office and take all necessary measures to correct the errors or retract the article.
2. Access to and preservation of data
If necessary, the Editorial Board may request raw data relevant to the manuscript from the authors. Authors should be prepared to provide open access to this kind of information, and in any case should be prepared to preserve this data for an adequate period of time after publication.
3. Originality of the work and plagiarism
Authors must certify to the Editorial Board that they have prepared a fully original study, which has no equivalents in Russian or other languages. When using someone else's work, statements, materials, the authors are obliged to reflect it in the form of bibliographical references or excerpts. Plagiarism can exist in many forms, from presenting someone else's work as the author's work to copying or paraphrasing essential parts of someone else's work (without attribution) to claiming one's own rights to the results of someone else's research. All forms of plagiarism are unethical and unacceptable.
4. Multiplicity, redundancy and concurrent publication
Submission of manuscripts not differing substantially in content to different journals at the same time is unethical and unacceptable. When submitting an article already published to another journal for consideration, the author must notify the Editor-in-Chief and obtain the consent of the Editor of the journal in which the article was first published. All authors are obliged to agree to a secondary publication presenting necessarily the same data and interpretations as in the originally published paper. If these conditions are met, the publication will be considered ethical. Reference to the primary work should appear in the secondary publication.
5. Correctness of citation
Authors should cite works whose results are closely related to those of their manuscript. Information obtained from confidential sources, such as during manuscript review or grant applications, should not be used without explicit written permission from the Authors of the work. The reference list should contain all sources mentioned in the text of the manuscript without exception. Before using a source, the author is obliged to check whether the material submitted has not been retracted.
The authors of the paper are those who have made a significant contribution to the research. All those who have made a significant contribution should be listed as co-authors of the article. If there are other individuals who have substantially contributed to certain aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors to the project. The author submitting the article to the journal thereby guarantees that all co-authors meeting the criteria noted above and only them are listed, that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and have agreed to submit it for publication. The contact author notifies his/her co-authors of all changes and suggestions on the part of the Editorial Board and does not take decisions concerning the article alone, without the written consent of all co-authors.
7. Disclosure Policy and Conflict of Interest
All authors must disclose in manuscripts any conflict of interest that could in principle affect the interpretation of the results of the manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
PUBLISHER'S DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. The publisher should follow policies and procedures that promote the ethical duties of the Editorial Board, reviewers and authors. The publisher has no right to influence the editorial policy of the journal as a whole or of any individual article.
2. The publisher is obliged to ensure the timely publication of the journal.
3. The publisher has the right to implement industry standards to improve ethical policies and procedures for eliminating and correcting errors and is obliged to publish articles where such practises have been identified. The publisher shall assist the journal's editorial staff in investigating complaints regarding the ethical aspects of published material and assist in contacting other journals and/or publishers
4. The publisher shall provide legal support (expert opinion or advice) as needed.
When the Editorial Office receives information that an article published in the journal Noonomy and Noosociety. Almanac of Scientific Works of S.Y.Witte INID contains plagiarism or serious errors that call into question its scientific significance, is a duplicate publication, was published without the authors' consent, or the author team is misstated, as well as if the publication of the submitted data contradicts Russian legislation, the advisability of retracting (revoking) the article will be considered.
ARTICLE PUBLICATION POLICY
In the journal Noonomy and Noosociety. Almanac of Scientific Works of S.Y.Witte INID in order to concentrate publications on the concept of the new industrial society of the second generation and the theory of Noonomy, articles may be published secondarily, either in full coincidence, or with revisions based on the primary source. Each article has a link to the primary material, indicating the manipulation. The articles in this section are published only with the consent of the authors, indicating this fact.