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Publishing Ethics

Publishing Ethics

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The Editorial Board and the editorial staff of the journal Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) carry out their activity within the current legislation of the Russian Federation, are guided by the set of rules “Code of Ethics of Scientific Publications” developed and approved by the Committee on Ethics of Scientific Publications, which is based on VINITI of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Ethical standards and regulations are required for all stakeholders of publishing scientific papers: authors, reviewers, and members of the Editorial Board and the editorial staff.

The right of authorship belongs to the authors of the articles. Exclusive license to use the materials of the journal Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) belongs to the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov – the journal’s founder and publisher. Reprinting fully or partly is possible only with reference to the site and the name of the periodical with the obligatory reference to the copyright holder and the authors of articles.

While development new creatively independent works based on the articles published in the journal, citing or translating fragments of the articles in order to cite them, it is necessary to refer to the sources in compliance with the rules of citation.

Code of Ethics of the Editorial Staff

1.     The editorial staff should assist the authors in improving the submitted manuscripts by the means of scientific reviewing and literary editing of the articles, as well as establishing contacts with other journals and publishing houses.

2.     The editorial staff is obliged to show respect to the author; conduct a conversation with him/her only in a favorable tone; use the correct phrases in correspondence.

3.     The editorial staff is prohibited to disclose information pertaining to the submitted manuscripts to anyone else, except the author and/or the reviewer.

4.     It is not allowed to inform anyone else except the author about the content of a negative review of the author’s work.

5.     Confidential information, obtained during correspondence with the author and/or reviewers, is not a subject to disclosure.