International Journal of Textual and Translation Analysis in Islamic Studies (TTAIS) follows the Publication Ethics (COPE) and holds its Code of Conduct and endeavors to fulfill its Best Practice Guidelines.
All academic publishing parties consisting of the publisher, the author, the editor, the reviewer and the society working with TTAIS have to take ethical behavior standards into their considerations.
Responsibilities and Duties of Publisher
Islamic Propagation Office of Qom Seminary, Khorasan Razavi Branch as the Publisher of TTAIS guarantees that all decisions on manuscript submissions are made professionally and will not be influenced by any commercial interests.
The Publisher is committed to adhering to the principles of science and academic research.
The Publisher is committed to control the ethics by Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board Members, Reviewers, Authors, and Readers of the journal.
The Publisher promises to check carefully all submitted articles for plagiarism.
Responsibilities and Duties of Editors
The Editors have full authority to accept or reject an article.
The Editors must keep the information of the articles under review confidential until the publication.
The Editor-in-Chief has the duty to decide with the cooperation of other Editors and Reviewers of the journal whether to accept or reject the article for publication.
The Editors should avoid revealing the identity of the reviewers of the articles.
The Editors should declare and avoid any conflict of interest.
The Editors should strive to meet the needs of the readers and writers of the journal while maintaining its academic credibility and integrity.
The Editors are obliged to announce any detected plagiarism and take action to eliminate it.
The Editors undertake not to use the information of unpublished articles for their personal research purposes under any circumstances without the written and official permission of the authors.
Responsibilities and Duties of Reviewers
The reviewers of the journal should cooperate with the editors in deciding whether to publish the submitted articles.
The reviewers are obliged to keep the articles sent to them for review confidential and not to use them for their personal intentions.
The reviewers are obliged to announce their comments on the publication or rejection of the article within the time limit set by the editor.
The reviewers should avoid reviewing the articles in which they have conflicts of interest with any of the authors, companies, or institutions and announce any form of it.
The reviewers should try to behave completely professional in reviewing the articles.
Code of Ethics for Authors
It is required for all authors to submit their manuscripts which are original and novel. They are not allowed to submit a manuscript whose part is being studied somewhere else and whose part is also being studied and reviewed in another journal. They are not also permitted to submit a manuscript which either part of it or the whole has been accepted for future publication or has been published previously.
Authors should express just their own language, thoughts, ideas or expressions and avoid to express the work of others without explicit citation. They have not to insert authors who have no role in the article. Presenting unreliable and manipulated data and false results is also another form of plagiarism. On the recognition of plagiarism, the chief editor will announce the procedure to the Ministry of Science and Information Technology, ISC, universities, institutes, and journals or wherever the author is affiliated.
Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
Authors must identify and declare any personal circumstances or interest that may be perceived as inappropriately influencing the representation or interpretation of reported research results and they have to disclose all sources of financial support for the research.
Confidentiality of Review Process
Authors must not reveal their identity to reviewers by putting some information in the submitted manuscript.
All authors have to report thorough, relevant and precise results and interpretations and have to notify the journal editor when they discover a significant mistake or inaccuracy in the published article.
Authors are required to preserve the privacy, human freedom and welfare based on regulation necessities in their university.
By detection of any kind of plagiarism, duplicate submission, citation manipulation, data fabrication and falsification, improper author contribution or attribution, and redundant publications, TTAIS has the right to reject the submitted manuscript or remove the published paper from the journal website and prohibit the infringing author(s) to submit new manuscripts.