Publication Ethics

The editorial board of the scientific journal “Archaeology / Arheologia” in its work is guided by the international ethical rules of scientific publications, including the concepts of decency, confidentiality, supervision of publications and prevention of possible conflicts of the interests, etc.

We follow the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics and, in particular, the Elsevier Publishing Ethics Resource Kit, as well as our expertise and experience with reputable international publishers. Adherence to the rules of ethics of scientific publications by all participants of the publishing process helps to secure the rights of the authors to the intellectual property, to improve the quality of the publication and to prevent the possibility of misusage of the copyrighted materials in the interests of the individuals. These provisions are consistent with the journal’s policies and are the main components of the journal’s review and publication.

The Editor-in-Chief, and the members of the editorial board and of the scientific journal “Archaeology / Arheologia” are responsible for the publication of the submitted manuscript, following the next fundamental principles:

1.The Editor-in-Chief of the journal in making the decision to publish the article shall be guided by the accuracy of the data submitted and the scientific significance of the work under consideration.

2. The Editor-in-Chief should not have any personal interest in the articles he/she rejects or accepts.

3. The Editor-in-Chief of the journal is responsible for deciding which of the submitted articles will be accepted for publication and which ones will be rejected. In doing so, he/she guides the journal’s policy and adheres to the
juridical principles, preventing copyright infringement and plagiarism.

4.The Editor-in-Chief evaluates the article solely by its scientific content, regardless of the author’s race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, citizenship, origin, social status or political views.5. The Editor-in-Chief, the staff of the editorial and publishing team, and members of the editorial board of the journal do not disclose the information about the article submitted to the journal to anyone other than the author(s), assigned and potential reviewers, other editorial staff, and (if necessary) the publisher.6. Unpublished data obtained from the submitted manuscripts are not used by the Editor-in-Chief, editorial staff, members of the editorial board for personal purposes or transmitted to third parties (without written consent of the author(s). 7. The Editor-in-Chief does not allow the article submitted to be published if there is a sufficient reason to believe that it is plagiarism.

8. The article, if it is published, is publicly available and the copyright is remained by the authors.

9. The Editor-in-Chief, together with the publisher, should not leave unanswered the claims concerning the manuscripts under review or the materials published. In case of a conflict situation, they must take all the necessary steps to restore the violated rights and, in case of errors, to promote the corrections of publication or its denials.