Publishing Ethics

All participants of the publication process in the framework of the journal Istoriko-Biologicheskie Issledovaniya / Studies in the History of Biology (SHB) (authors, reviewers, members of the editorial board and the international editorial board, representatives of the publishing house and founding organizations) are obliged to act within the framework of the standards adopted in the journal of publication ethics.

In conflict situations, as well as in the event of possible violations of certain ethical principles by the editors, the editorial board of Istoriko-Biologicheskie Issledovaniya / Studies in the History of Biology (SHB) will be guided by COPE instructions.

The editorial board provides the review process, guarantees the two-sided anonymity of the procedure and its objectivity, attracting specialists in the necessary topics, maintaining and expanding the circle of reviewers. The editorial board of the journal provides an effective selection of reviewers, that is, persons who are able to make a competent opinion on the work and who have no conflict of interest in connection with this work.

The editorial board should not leave unanswered claims regarding reviewed manuscripts or published materials. In the event of a conflict, the editorial board must take all necessary measures to restore the violated rights.

The editorial board is always ready to publish corrections, clarifications and apologies if necessary.

The editorial board is responsible for the interaction with the authors, which is based on the principles of justice, courtesy, objectivity, honesty and transparency.

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