Ethics of publications «Ukraina Lithuanica» complies with the requirements of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), which you can visit at: www.publicationethics.org
«Ukraina Lithuanica» publishes articles with open access in accordance with the terms of the license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) and aims to adhere to its guidelines.
Ethics principles of editor and publisher
While making the decision as to a publication, the editorial board is guided by the accuracy of the submitted data and the scientific significance of the work under consideration.
The intellectual content of the manuscripts is evaluated regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious views, origin, citizenship, social status or political views of the author/authors.
Unpublished data, obtained from submitted manuscripts, are not used for personal purposes and are not disclosed to any third parties without written consent of the author. The information in the submitted manuscripts remains confidential and is not used for personal gain.
The editorial board does not publish the manuscript unless there is any reason to believe that it is plagiarism.
The editorial board does not leave any claims to be unanswered that concern the reviewed manuscripts or published materials, and in the event of any conflict situation, takes all necessary measures to restore the violated rights.
Ethics principles of reviewer
The manuscript, received for peer review, is treated as a confidential document that cannot be transmitted for review or discussion to any third parties, who do not have any editorial authority.
The reviewer gives the objective and reasoned assessment for results of the study. The author's personal criticism is unacceptable.
Unpublished data, obtained from submitted manuscripts, are not used by reviewer for personal use.
A reviewer, who does not believe that he or she is not sufficiently qualified to evaluate the manuscript, or if it cannot be objective, in particular in the event of any conflict of interest with the author or organization, should advise the editor to exclude him/her from the process of reviewing the manuscript.
Ethics principles for author of scientific publication
The author/authors of the article should provide with reliable research results. Deliberately submitting false or falsified data is unacceptable.
The author should guarantee that the results of the study, presented in the submitted manuscript, are completely original. The information, provided, is mentioned with the obligatory indication of the author and the source. Excessive borrowings, as well as plagiarism in any form, including unformed citations, paraphrases, or assignment of research results, are unethical and unacceptable.
The contribution of all persons, who somehow influenced the course of the study, should be acknowledged, in particular in the article references to the works that were relevant, when the study was performed, should be provided.
The author/authors should not submit a manuscript for publication that has already been submitted to another edition and is under review, as well as any article, already published in another edition.
The co-authors of the article are all persons, who made a significant contribution into research. It is inadmissible to indicate any individuals, who did not participate in the study.
If the author identifies any material errors or inaccuracies in the article at the stage of its review or after its publication, it should notify the editorial board as soon as possible.
The author responsible for submitting the manuscript represents all the authors of the work and, posting an article in the «Ukraina Lithuanica», ensures that everyone has permission to do so. Likewise, this ensures that the article does not infringe copyrights and there is no plagiarism at work. The journal is not responsible for the thoughts expressed.
The authors of submitted manuscripts or published articles that are found to have fabricated or falsified the results, including the manipulation of images, may incur sanctions, and published articles may be retracted.