Publication Ethics & Policy

This statement represents an agreement upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the process of publishing (the author/s, the editor, the peer reviewer and the journal editorial board). The ethics statements for Jordan Journal of Applied Science - Natural  Science Series (JJOAS-N) are based on the committee on publication ethics (COPE) best practice guidelines for journal editors.

The evaluation process of any submitted paper is fair as the manuscripts are evaluated for intellectual content, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the author(s).

The editorial board is responsible for managing the overall direction of the journal and, over the peer review process and they follow the COPE’s guidelines for retracting articles when considering retracting, issuing expressions of concern about, and issuing corrections for the articles that have been published in journal. And the editorial board should search for reviewer and editor misconduct and the editor should take reasonably responsive measures when ethical complaints have been presented concerning a submitted manuscript or published paper.