Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 10-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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CODE OF ETHICS
Yalvaç Academy Journal is a refereed journal published in accordance with the ethical principles and rules stated below in order to publish qualified scientific articles in the fields of Science and Social Sciences. Articles submitted to the Yalvaç Academy Journal are evaluated through a double-blind referee process and published electronically with free access. Below are the ethical responsibilities, roles and duties of the authors, journal editor, referees and publisher. The following ethical principles and rules have been prepared in accordance with the directive of the Publication Ethics Committee (Committe on Publication Ethics - COPE (https://publicationethics.org/)). In addition, information was given in Yalvaç Academy Journal on situations that are accepted as plagiarism and unethical behavior.
Articles sent to Yalvaç Academy Journal must be original studies in the fields of Science and Social Sciences.
All sources used in the articles (authors, online pages, personal interviews, etc.) should be cited accurately and appropriately.
It should be stated that the articles sent to the journal are not sent to another journal and the Copyright Transfer Form (http://www.tisej.com) should be filled in.
Persons who do not contribute to the article intellectually should not be stated as authors.
Conflicts of interest regarding the submitted article should be stated and the reason should be explained.
Authors may be asked to submit the raw data of their work to the editorial board while in the referee process, in which case the authors are expected to share their raw data with the editorial board. Authors are obliged to keep data pertaining to a published article for a period of 5 years.
When authors detect an error in their work, they should inform the editor and the editorial board, and cooperate with the revision or retraction process.
All articles submitted to the Yalvaç Academy Journal are evaluated through a double-blind peer review process. Double-blind refereeing means keeping the authors confidential from the referees and the referees from the authors in order to ensure a neutral, objective and independent evaluation process. Articles are forwarded to referees through the journal management system for evaluation. The referees are required to fill in a form that includes the contribution of the article they have evaluated to the fields of Science and Social Sciences, their decisions on whether the article can be published or not and the reasons for these decisions. The ethical responsibilities and roles of the referees of Yalvaç Academy Journal are as follows:
Referees are only required to referee articles related to their field of expertise.
Referees are expected to agree to referee articles that do not have conflicts of interest. When referees notice any conflict of interest, they must inform the editor and refuse to referee the relevant article.
Referees should evaluate the articles objectively and objectively.
Referees are required to fill in the Referee Evaluation Form regarding the articles they have evaluated, and they are expected not to indicate their names in the forms in order not to harm the double-blind refereeing process. The referees are required to indicate in this form their decision as to whether the article they have evaluated can be published or not, and the reasons for their decision.
The style used by the referees in their suggestions should be polite, respectful and scientific. Referees should avoid offensive, disrespectful and subjective personal comments. When it is determined that the referees made such unscientific comments, they can be contacted by the editor or the editorial board to review and correct their comments.
Referees are required to complete their evaluations within the time given to them and are expected to comply with the ethical responsibilities set out herein.
COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal, published by the Editor's 'Publication Ethics Committee (Committe on Publicationethics - COPE (https://publicationethics.org/))' Editors (https://publicationethics.org/files/Code_of_conduct_for_journal_editors_Mar11.pdf) and 'COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (https://publicationethics.org/files/u2/ Best_Practice.pdf)) and listed below.
Editor is responsible for all articles published in the journal. The ethical duties and responsibilities of the editor are as follows:
The editor is obliged to make an effort to increase the quality of the journal and to contribute to its development.
The editor must support the authors' freedom of expression.
Relations with Readers
The editor should make sure that the sections in the journal that do not require peer review (letters to the editor, invited articles, conference announcements, etc.) are clearly stated.
The editor should make an effort to ensure that the published articles are compatible with the knowledge and skills of the journal readers.
Relations with Referees
The editor should ask the referees to evaluate the articles appropriate to their knowledge and expertise. Thus, it should be ensured that the articles are appropriately evaluated by experts in their field.
The editor is obliged to request the referees to state that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the article before evaluating an article.
The editor is required to convey to the referees all the necessary information regarding the referee evaluation process and what is expected from the referees.
The editor should ensure that the peer review process is carried out by double-blind peer review and should not disclose the reviewers to the authors and the authors to the referees.
The editor should evaluate the referees according to their timing and performance.
The editor should create a database of referees and update the database according to the referees' performance.
The editor must remove referees who make rude and unqualified comments or who return late from the list of referees.
The editor should constantly renew and expand the list of referees according to the expertise of the referees.
Relations with Authors
The editor should constantly update the publication and writing rules and sample template regarding what is expected of them.
The editor should evaluate the articles submitted to the journal in terms of journal writing rules, the importance and originality of the study, and if he decides to reject the article during the first submission process, he should inform the authors the reason for this in a clear and unbiased manner. In this process, if it is decided that the article should be revised in terms of grammar, punctuation and / or spelling rules (margins, proper reference, etc.), the authors should be informed about this issue and they should be given time to make the necessary corrections.
Submission and publication acceptance dates must be included in the articles.
Whenever there is a request for information regarding the status of the articles of the authors, the authors should be informed about the status of their articles in a way that will not disturb the double-blind review process.
Relations with the Editorial Board
The editor should communicate the rules of publication and spelling to the new editorial board members and explain what is expected of them.
The editor should convey the most up-to-date version of the editorial and spelling rules to the editorial board members.
The editor should evaluate the editorial board members and select the members who will actively participate in the development of the journal to the editorial board.
The editor should inform the editorial board members about their roles and responsibilities below.
- To support the development of the journal
- To write reviews on their area of expertise when asked to do so.
- Reviewing and improving publication and spelling rules
- Fulfilling the necessary responsibilities in the operation of the magazine
Yalvaç Academy Journal is published by Yalvaç Technical Sciences Vocational School. The publisher's ethical responsibilities are as follows:
The publisher acknowledges that the decision maker and the refereeing process are the editor's responsibility during the article publishing process in Yalvaç Academy Journal.
The publisher provides open, electronic and free access to the journal on the journal's website.
Plagiarism and Unethical Behavior
All articles sent to Yalvaç Academy Journal are scanned with IThenticate (http://www.ithenticate.com/) or Turnitin (https://www.turnitin.com/) software before printing. Articles with a similarity rate of 20% or less are accepted for publication. Articles exceeding this rate are examined in detail and, if necessary, sent back to the authors for review or correction, and if plagiarism or unethical behavior is detected, their publication is rejected.
Some unethical behaviors are listed below:
Specifying the persons who do not contribute to the study as authors.
Not citing intellectual contributors to the study as authors.
If the article is produced from the author's master / doctorate thesis or a project, this is not stated.
Slicing, that is, publishing more than one article from a single study.
Conflicts of interest regarding submitted articles are not reported.
Deciphering the double blind arbitration process.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.