Code of Publishing Ethics
RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF INDIA aims to be a main channel of data communication, sharing of ideas and information to the scientific researching community and also to the society at large. It is mandatory for us to follow certain code of ethics and it is advices to adhere strictly to the following code of ethics which will enhance the quality of the published works heavily. This currently written code of ethics is focusing to provide guidance on the proper behaviour of editors, authors and reviewers in the process of scientific publication in any book or journal published by us.
Authors and Co-authors
Authors are advised to follow the following code of ethics strictly Submit manuscripts which are their original works or of the work they are associated with during their tenure. Submitted manuscripts should contain original and new results, data, and their ideas, which are not submitted for publishing to other publications or published elsewhere. Fabrication of data and results, intellectual property theft and plagiarism are highly unacceptable, it is beyond the ethics of an author.Information obtained via various media should be provided in the manuscript only with prior permission from the owner of the source of information or data. They should properly cite the work they are referring, authors are advised to cross check the reference before submission of manuscript. They may not promote in any form via any media to get their works published.No article should have an author who is not directly involved in the work for any means or reasons.
Authors and co-authors are requested to review and ensure the accuracy and validity of all the results prior to submission.Any potential conflict of interest should be informed to the editor in advance.Authors are bound by the Creative Commons licensing policy of publication. All authors are requested to submit the copyright transfer form without failure once they receive the acceptance of their article for publication.
Committee is responsible for the proper conduct of the association and journal system, they are adhered with the moral responsibility of supporting the researchers to publish their works. us operates in not-for-profit mode, committee members are advised to check their availability for reviewing, acting as editor by checking their own schedule.Committee members of us should adhere to the publication policy of the journal system without fail.
Zero Tolerance for Plagiarism
There are no hard and fast rules to analyse an article, this can be done on case to case basis considering the worthiness, quality, and originality of the article submitted. In general cases the following may be checked in a review