Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics (IJLEAL) is committed in ensuring the highest standards of publication ethics whereas the publication malpractice is strictly prohibited by all possible measure. Our responsibility is to publish original work of value to the intellectual community in the best possible form and to the highest possible standards. We expect similar standards from our reviewers and authors. Honesty, originality and fair dealings on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the critical values that enable us to achieve our goal. IJLEAL endorses and behaves in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics. IJLEAL is committed to the following best practices on ethical matters, errors, and retractions, and to provide legal review if necessary.
- The Authors should submit papers only on work that has been conducted in an ethical and responsible manner and that complies with all relevant legislation;
- The Author’s presents their results clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation;
- The Authors should endeavor to describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their findings can be confirmed by others;
- The Authors should adhere to publication requirements that submitted work is original, is not plagiarized, and has not been published elsewhere;
- The Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere;
- The Authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others this must be appropriately cited;
- The Authors should take collective responsibility for submitted and published work;
- A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Duplicitous or expressively inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable;
- Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work;
- The Authors should ensure that the authorship accurately reflects individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting; and where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged;
- The Authors should disclose relevant funding sources and any existing or potential conflicts of interest. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed;
- When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editors and the editor to retract or correct the paper.
TRANSFER OF COPYRIGHT
IJLEAL accepts manuscripts that have not been published elsewhere and are not under consideration for publication by other print or electronic media. The authors agree to transfer the copyright to IJLEAL editorial office. Download the Copyright Transfer Form.