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The Journal “Annals of the University of Oradea. Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork” ensures that all parties involved in the act of publishing agree upon the standards of expected ethical behavior. Therefore these parties: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer and the publisher should go through such ethics during and after the publication process. It is compulsory for them to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior. The ethic statements are based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


The editors of the Journal “Annals of the University of Oradea. Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork” should judge the manuscripts on the basis of their academic merit. The editors should go through the policies of the Journal’s editorial board. The editor should evaluate manuscripts without looking at the ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy, race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, of the authors.
Editors should not use the unpublished work submitted for publication, for personal work and benefits without the written consent of the author. Scientific board/reviewers of the journal must preserve the confidentiality of the unpublished works. The editors must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
Editors  should  require  all  contributors  to  disclose  relevant  competing  interests  and  publish  corrections  if competing interests are revealed after the publication of any article. If required, other appropriate action should be taken, like the publication of a retraction or expression of concern.
The editors should make the enquiry whenever any ethical complaint is made regarding the submitted or published paper. They should contact the authors or relevant institution. If the complaint is found genuine then the paper can be asked for correction, or even the published paper can be cancelled no matter how late the complaint is raised.

Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript. Original ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviews should be conducted impartially, and observations should be formulated clearly with supporting arguments, so that authors can use them for improving the paper.
Any referee whose academic/research work is not related to the article submitted or cannot spare time for quick review, must notify the editor and excuse him from the review process. Reviewers should not consider articles in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the articles.
Reviewers should identify relevant references those have not been cited by the authors. A reviewer should also bring to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the article under consideration and any other published article of which they have personal knowledge.

The authors should take the responsibility that the work carried out, under the submitted manuscript for the Journal “Annals of the University of Oradea. Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork”, is the original piece of research work, performed as per the appropriate prevailing professional standards of the scientific community. Authors should present an objective discussion of the significance of research work as well as sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the experiments. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. Authorship  must  be  limited  to  those  who  have  made  a  significant  contribution  to  the  conception,  design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. People, who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
Authors should ensure that they have not infringed any copyright or violated any other right of any third parties in the manuscript. Authors must ensure that the images such as diagrams, photographs, figures, graphs submitted in the manuscript have been originally drawn by them. Authors should take necessary permissions/acknowledge the source/cite the reference, if they have taken the images, text or part of any data from some other sources. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, must not be used or reported without explicit, written permission from the source.
Author should not submit the work to other publisher for publication. Similarly no part of the work should be published elsewhere too.
Though the editorial and reviewing staff closely check the article yet if any mistakes remain in the text thus submitted then author should be responsible for the error. Therefore author must submit the article carefully checking its typographic mistakes. If the authors discover any significant error or inaccuracy in the submitted/published work, it is the authors’ obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
Author must transfer the copyrights to the Journal “Annals of the University of Oradea. Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork”. This copyright transfer will cover any product that may be derived from the published article mentioned above. The journal will have the right to register copyright to the article in its name as applicant, separately or as part of the journal issue or other publication where the article is included.  
The corresponding author must ensure that he/she has  full authority to transfer the copyrights on behalf of the co-authors (not available for signature).

The sample “Copyright Transfer Release Form:

Our “Copyright Transfer Release Formmust be signed by Corresponding Author. Manuscripts submitted without the "Annals of the University of Oradea. Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork"’s sample “Copyright Transfer Release Form” or without the signature of Corresponding Author, will be rejected.

Concerning all the aspects of the publications ethics and malpractice, the journal adheres to the international standards as described at items.


The responsibility for the content of each paper is solely upon the authors. Accordingly, neither the University of Oradea, nor their officers, members of the editorial board, are responsible for the accuracy of any published paper