Publishing Ethics

Scientific journal «Architectural Studies» (AS) publishes only original and peer-reviewed articles on the basis of positive responses of the anonymous reviewers. Any kind of plagiarism is unacceptable.

The Rules for Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board

  1. AS Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the acceptance of the submitted articles regarding their theoretical level, conceptual development, novelty, copyright, and plagiarism.
  2. AS Editor-in-Chief and any member of Editorial Board don't spread any information about the author of the submitted article to anyone other. 
  3. AS Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board recognize the freedom of research approaches, ideas, conceptions, methodological plurality, which are presented by the authors of submitted articles without any race, religious, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, gender discrimination. 
  4. AS Editor-in-Chief and any member of Editorial Board should do not use the denied papers for own research purposes.
  5. Journal «Architectural Studies» is committed to objective and fair single-blind peer-review of the submitted manuscripts and to prevent any actual or potential conflict of interests between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material

 

The Rules for Authors

  1. All authors submitting their manuscripts to the «Architectural Studies» journal for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works.
  2. Simultaneous submission of manuscripts to more than one journal is not tolerated.
  3. Republishing content that is not novel is not tolerated (for example, an English translation of a paper that is already published in another language will not be accepted).
  4. The authors acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work or partial benefits associated with it. Any facts that might be perceived as a possible conflict of interest of the author(s) must be disclosed in the paper prior to submission.
  5. Authors should accurately present their research findings and include an objective discussion of the significance of their findings. Data and methods used in the research need to be presented in sufficient detail in the paper, so that other researchers can replicate the work.
  6. The manuscript should not contain any information that has already been published. If it includes already published figures or images, it is necessary to obtain permission from the copyright holder.
  7. If errors and inaccuracies are found by the authors after publication of their paper, they need to be promptly communicated to the editors of this journal so that appropriate actions can be taken. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.
  8. Plagiarism, data fabrication and image manipulation are not tolerated. Plagiarism includes copying text, ideas, images, or data from another source, even from your own publications, without giving any credit to the original source. Reuse of text that is copied from another source must be between quotes and the original source must be cited. If a study's design or the manuscript's structure or language has been inspired by previous works, these works must be explicitly cited. If plagiarism is detected during the peer review process, the manuscript may be rejected. If plagiarism is detected after publication, the journal may publish a correction or retract the paper.