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The work of journal editorial of journal “Herald of Daghestan Scientific Center” is conducted in accordance with the guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Compliance with these standards is mandatory for all participants of the publication process.

1. Shall ensure that their articles are not pending in the editorial office of another journal and have not been published before.
2. Shall be responsible for the content of the article. Articles must be original scientific works. If material is borrowed from other researchers, a proper, correct reference must be made, drawn up in accordance with the rules for arranging journal articles. Reviews and overviews should also be accurate and objective, and works expressing the author's personal opinion should be explicitly noted as such.
3. Shall be responsible for the presence of intentional or unintentional plagiarism. Unauthorized borrowing and reproduction of any elements of the article (text, graphics, primary data etc.) are absolutely unacceptable. Borrowed elements reproduced with the consent of the copyright holder must be presented in the right form and accompanied by an appropriate reference.
4. Shall be responsible for indicating the sources of financial support for the project, the results of which are presented in their article, and for indicating all persons who have contributed to the research (including co-authors).
5. If the author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in the published work, he is obliged to promptly notify the editor or publisher and cooperate with the editors in refuting or correcting the article. If the editor or publisher learns from a third party that the published work contains a significant error, the author must promptly refute this error or correct the article.

1. Shall undertake not to disclose to outsiders information about the articles submitted for review.
2. Shall undertake to respect copyright and under no circumstances use the source materials of the articles submitted to them for review, or their fragments in their research or for personal purposes.
3. Shall undertake to conduct a scientific examination of the articles within the deadlines set by the journal editorial. If reviewing is not possible within the specified time frame or the reviewer feels insufficiently qualified to evaluate the research presented in the article, he must im- mediately notify the journal editorial.
4. Shall undertake to carry out reviews on a voluntary basis.
5. Shall undertake to abide by the requirements of maximum objectivity. The only criterion in assessing the article is its scientific significance. Any decisions based on personal preferences of the reviewer are not allowed. Reviews should be made objectively. Personal criticism of the author is unacceptable. Reviewers should express their views clearly, supporting them with arguments. In the event of the presence or occurrence of a conflict of interest in any form between the reviewer and the author, the reviewer is obliged to immediately notify the journal editorial staff thereof and refrain from reviewing.
6. Reviewers should identify works that are relevant to the article but which were not referred to by the authors. Every allegation that an observation, conclusion or argument has been made previously must be supported by a reference. The reviewer should also draw the editor's attention to any significant similarities and intersections between the manuscript under consideration and any other published article of which he is personally aware.

Journal editorial:
1. Shall be responsible for making decisions on the proposed articles. The editorial board’s decision to accept or reject an article for publication is based exclusively on the scientific value of the article, its significance for the given branch of science and the quality of the presentation of the material. This decision will also be made in accordance with the current legislation regarding libel, copyright infringement or plagiarism.
2. Shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of information about articles submitted for editing and about their authors. Access to this information is provided only to a narrow circle of persons who are directly related to the article and the process of its preparation for publication. Unpublished materials contained in the submitted manuscript should not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author.
3. Shall undertake to agree the final version of the article with the author before sending the material to print.
4. Shall undertake to evaluate scholarly articles solely on their intellectual level and scientific novelty, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, political views and other personal characteristics of the authors.
5. An editor who has obtained conclusive evidence that the content or conclusions of a published article are erroneous should contact the publisher to arrange for the prompt publication of amendments, retractions or other communication relevant to the situation.
6. Editors should recuse themselves (i.e. ask a co-editor, assistant editor, or other member of the editorial board to replace them in the review and review process) from reviewing manuscripts if there is a conflict of interest arising from a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship with any of the authors, companies, or (possibly) organizations associated with the articles.
7. Editors should take reasonably responsive measures upon receiving complaints of an ethical nature in relation to the submitted manuscript or published article, in conjunction with the publisher. Such measures usually involve contact with the author of the article and responsible consideration of the complaint on its merits, but may also involve further interaction with relevant organizations and research groups.

Conflict of interest
All interested parties should avoid the occurrence of conflicts of interest in any form at all stages of the process of the article’s passing into print. In the event of a conflict of interest in any form, the person who first discovered such a conflict must immediately notify the editorial staff thereof. The same applies to any violation of generally accepted ethical norms and rules.
The journal editorial organizes the handling of manuscripts and reviewing process in a way that excludes any conflict of interest arising from personal preferences, competition, partnership or any other relations between the author and any companies, organizations or individuals involved in the reviewing process.
In the event that the journal editorial are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct she will deal with it appropriately, taking reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred.
The journal editorial commits to publish clarifications, retractions and apologies in relation to such conflicts as arise, as well as corrections of the material when needed.

Retraction of articles
If the journal editorial recieves information that the article published in the journal “Herald of Daghestan Scientific Center” contains plagiarism, that or the publication of the submitted data is contrary to the Russian legislation, the journal editorial will raise the question of retraction (withdrawal) of the article.
The retraction process is organized as follows:
The author, reader, reviewer, editor or publisher shall notify the journal editorial of the violation in writing.
Upon receipt of a complaint, the editor is obliged to record it in writing and, after careful consideration, draw up a report indicating all the factual issues in the case for further submission to the journal editorial.
The journal editorial considers the appeal and makes a decision on retraction or refusal of the article. If a decision on retraction is made, the journal editorial sends a letter to the author with a description of the detected violations.
A statement about the article’s retraction is published in the printed and electronic versions of the journal along with an explanation of the reasons for this.
The journal editorial withdraw the article from all citation databases and electronic resources, including the journal itself.