Ural State University of Architecture and Art

ISSN 1990-4126

Publication ethics

This provision is developed in accordance with the ethical principles adopted by international organizations on the ethics of scientific publications:
Ethical Review Guidelines (COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers)
Guidelines for retracting articles
Recommendations of the European Association of Scientific Editors (The European Association of Science Editors (EASE)).
International Standards for Editors and Authors (International standards for editors and authors) developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics - Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE);
In case of their violation, the editorial board will follow the COPE instructions.
Compliance with ethical norms and rules is mandatory for all participants of the publication process of scientific materials: authors, reviewers, editors, members of the editorial board and publishers.

Revision Obligations
The editors of the journal are responsible for making a decision on publication based on the results of scientific expertise by members of the editorial board, the chief editor, leading scientists of the Ural State Academy of Arts and foreign experts invited as reviewers.
 In matters of publishing articles, the Editors take an impartial decision, based solely on the professional level and quality of the materials provided, the scientific significance of the research results, their correspondence to the format and profile of the publication and regardless of race, gender, nationality, citizenship, religious, ideological or political position of the author.
 The editors have the exclusive right to accept the manuscript for publication or to reject it as inconsistent with the requirements of a scientific publication accepted in the journal, as well as to withdraw an already published article if facts are discovered that were not known during the review.
The manuscript may be rejected by the editors at the stage preceding the review for the following reasons:
- inconsistency of the article with the subject matter of the journal and branches accepted by the scientific publication;
- the fact of re-publication or a fan of simultaneous distribution of the article to the editorial board of several publications.
- low quality of the presentation of the study;
- violation of ethical principles that guide the editors of the journal.
- plagiarism, unjustified or excessive quoting, as well as a large percentage of self-citations.
- the use of images, drawings, photographs, tables, graphs, charts and other forms of graphical presentation of information without indicating the source and without the consent of the copyright holder;
- data falsification;
- incorrect borrowing (incomplete composition of the bibliographic description of the source, the erroneous definition of the source);
- incorrect indication of authorship;
- assignment of the results of foreign scientific research.

The editors notify the authors of the reasons for the rejection of articles and issues recommendations for their correction. All fundamental amendments concerning the content of the manuscript are made in agreement with the author.
The editors ensure the safety of the manuscript as a confidential document and does not disclose information on it to anyone except the author and does not transmit it to third parties (with the exception of reviewers) for publication.
Editors keep the name of the reviewers secret.
The editors provide reviewers with a list of questions for the manuscript in question and guidelines for the formulation of conclusions.
In case of detection of errors, the editors take measures to eliminate them, if necessary, publish clarifications and apologies to readers and authors.
The author’s position in the article may not coincide with the opinion of the editors, but the latter is responsible for the published material.
All publications are free of charge.

Obligations of the authors
The material presented by the authors should reflect the results of the research or the work done, be original, not published anywhere else, not a translation from a foreign language, not pending in other editions.
Authors must comply with the laws of the Russian Federation.
It is assumed that all these authors have seen the final version of the manuscript, agree with the publication in our publication and with the proposed order of their names in the article.
All authors are equally responsible for the content of the article.
All external sources of information used in this study, including its own copyrighted materials previously published, should be presented in the form of citations, references and notes. Plagiarism in all its varieties is not allowed.
 The author should rely on reliable data from reliable sources (provide access to data for editorial evaluation). Information obtained from confidential sources should not be disclosed without their written permission.
The author should avoid false allegations, inaccuracies, personal criticisms or accusations directed at other researchers.
If a significant error is found, the author must immediately notify the editors in order to fix it as soon as possible.