PUBLICATION ETHICS OF THEOLOGIA IN LOCO

For Author(s)

  • The author(s) should ensure that they have written original works;
  • Manuscript found with such problems of plagiarism are automatically rejected, and author(s) are so advised;
  • Authors should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal or publication concurrently.
  • When a manuscript is submitted for possible publication, Authors should not submit the same manuscript to any other journal;

For Editor(s)

  • Editorial Board of Theologia in Loco is responsible for identifying and preventing the publication of manuscript with research misconduct such as plagiarism;
  • Editorial Board of Theologia in Loco ensure that the assessment of submitted manuscripts is based on the manuscript's intellectual contents without discrimination in gender, ethnicity, citizenship, religion, etc.;
  • Editorial Board of Theologia in Loco is required to evaluate manuscript based on the content;

For Reviewer(s)

  • The review comment must be respectful of the author(s). The reviewer is required to justify their decision and recommendation;
  • Reviewer is not allowed to show to or discuss with others except as authorized by the editor;
  • The reviewer should identify relevant published article journal that has not been cited by the author(s);
  • Reviewers assist the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the manuscript;
  • Reviewers should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published manuscript of which they have personal knowledge;
  • Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage;
  • Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any author(s), companies, or institution(s) connected to the manuscript.