Sophia Journal subscribes the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. The Code serves the European research community as a framework for self-regulation across all scientific and scholarly disciplines and for all research settings.
For other ethical issues related to authorship, plagiarism, complaints and similar matters please refer to the following sources:
Cambridge University Press Publishing Ethics At Cambridge University Press, the integrity of our academic content and publishing process is paramount. This document outlines the best practice principles that we apply to our books and journals.
COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) is committed to educating and supporting editors, publishers and those involved in publication ethics with the aim of moving the culture of publishing towards one where ethical practices become a normal part of the publishing culture.
ELSEVIER Policies & guidelines. The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of work of the author and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior.
Oxford University Press Publication Ethics As a leading publisher of high-quality scholarly journals, OUP is committed to maintaining the highest standards of publication ethics and to supporting ethical research practices.
University of Coimbra Code of Ethics for Journal Editors The Code of Ethics for Journal Editors is designed to provide a set of standards to which all editors are expected to adhere. The Best Practice Guidelines aims to respond the requests for guidance about a wide range of increasingly complex ethical issues.
WILEY´ Best Practice Guidelines on Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics Our aim for these guidelines remains to support all those involved in scholarly publishing with a summary of best practice guidance with respect to research integrity and publishing ethics from leading organizations around the world. Our guidelines are written for researchers, in their various roles as editors, authors and peer reviewers; societies; librarians; funders; corporations; publishers; and journalists.