ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES & RESOURCE SAVING
Journal is founded by the National Academy of Science
Journal sections cover a wide range of problems:
Fuel and energetics, Energy saving technologies, Raw material processing and resource saving, Protection of environment, Cleaning and processing the waste, Equipment and facilities.
in Chief academician of National Academy of Science of
Journal articles are published in Russian, Ukrainian and English. The journal periodicity is 6 times a year. The editorial board invites the domestic and foreign authors to cooperation.
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It is necessary that all parties involved in the publication process in the journal «Energy Technologies and Resource Saving», namely authors, reviewers, editorial staff and the Publisher, agree on ethical conduct standards. The publishing ethics and the policy of the journal «Energy Technologies and Resource Saving» follows the relevant recommendations of the COPE for prevention the abuses. In case of the ethics breaking and detection of any form of abuses with adopted conditions, the editors of the journal will act in accordance with the guaranteed rules supplied with separate statements considered below.
1. General Provisions
• It is assumed that the objectives of the papers submitted for publication meet various aspects of the subject-matter of the journal «Energy Teñhnologies and Resource Saving», including an analysis the modern state and the perspectives of certain topical areas stated by the Publisher and the editorial board, as well as describing the results of scientific researches or presenting an information on applied developments.
• By preparing the manuscripts of the articles, the authors should undertake maximum efforts to conscientiously and comprehensively cover the analysis of presented developments and studies, including an estimation of matching the obtained results to novel data and to current state of the relevant sections of science, technologies and industrial implementation.
• Authors of original researches should have and declare own principal position on the subject matter to be studied. It is necessary to give an objective assessment of impact the author’s developments against the background of world achievements.
2. Authorship and transparency
· The authors confirm their authorship of the article under consideration by submitting the paper. The journal does not require all authors involved in research and preparation the paper to sign the letter of submission the article under consideration. Submission the paper taken by the journal means that all the listed authors have agreed the paper’s content on the whole.
The papers to be submitted should be carefully checked by the authors that all of them whose work (in researches or by writing the paper) used in the paper was îfficially acknowledged as the author’s valuable contribution for any of mentioned persons. No one who made a meaningful contribution to the article should be left out. By this each of executing authors should bear a public responsibility for the content of the article.
· The fact of special performing and /or funding the researches should be stipulated in the publication. Other sources of support the work concerning the publication should be clearly identified in the manuscript, usually in an acknowledgement section. Authors should make full acknowledgement of colleagues and other researchers who have made a meaningful contribution by preparation the paper submitted for publication.
· Authors should ensure that they clearly cite the references and acknowledge all publications been used including their own articles and research materials been published earlier or the works of other people those influenced by the paper preparation.
· Any form of plagiarism will not be tolerated.
Self-plagiarism (redundant publication) also must be avoided. Authors must inform the editors of the journal about any related papers have been submitted to other journals or have been issued by somebody of the authors of the article under consideration.
3. Declaration of Originality (First publication) and copyright
· Each article submitted must be accompanied by a statement that the article has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. The original electronic files of drawings, photos, and the article should be retained by the author until completion of the publication process.
· Original research articles submitted to the «Energotechnologii i Resursosberezhenie» [«Energy Technologies and Resource Saving»] must have not been published as copyrighted material elsewhere. Manuscripts under consideration by the «Energotechnologii i Resursosberezhenie» [«Energy Technologies and Resource Saving»] should not be submitted for reviewing within other publications. If an article reproduces research material, tables, images, the author must seek permission to use mentioned material and fully acknowledge the owner and/or copyright owner of that material.
· The author agrees that the copyright will be transferred to the Journal «Energotechnologii i Resursosberezhenie» [«Energy Technologies and Resource Saving»] in frame of the research article submission procedure if the manuscript and associated multimedia are accepted for publication. The author retains the rights to the fair use (e.g., teaching and nonprofit uses) of the published material.
4. Dishonesty and libel
· Authors must use their best endeavors to ensure the material they submit contains no fictitious data, reference omissions, or false statements. When the authors reveal a significant error or inaccuracy in their own published work, it is the authors' obligation to immediately notify the journal editor and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the manuscript of an article. The Authors’ obligation as well makes informing the research community and reading public on stated negative facts.
· Authors should avoid utilization of personal critical, or disparaging remarks and accusations against fellow of team the researchers, colleagues or other individuals.
· Reviewers should evaluate manuscripts for their content and intellectual standard independently of author’ (authors’) personality, his (their) citizenship or political preferences of the authors, race, religious belief, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation. Reviewers should have no conflict of interests with respect to the researches related to the paper, the authors and/or the founders of researches.
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author(s) is inappropriate. Referees should express their position and views clearly with supporting arguments.
· Reviewers should identify the relevant published works used within the paper under consideration and have not been cited by the authors without proper reference. Any statement that an observation, conclusion, or argument had been reported previously should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call the editor's attention to any substantial similarity or overlapping the manuscript under consideration and any other published papers of which referee has personal knowledge.
6. Editor's responsibilities
· Editors have sole responsibility for the manuscript acceptance or rejection. Manuscripts should have objective peer review, but the editorial staff may approve review and accept it or reject the manuscript for cause (inappropriate for journal, clearly of poor quality, contents previously published elsewhere, etc.). Editors should only accept a paper if they are reasoned certainly into the work’s merits.
· Editors should guarantee the high standard of the papers and adherence to principles of the academic integrity. These officers should record and be willing to publish the corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
· Editors should have no conflict of interests with respect to articles they were rejected or accepted. The editor and editorial staff must not disclose any information about submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other scientific advisers, and the Publisher.
· Editors should preserve anonymity of reviewers.
Editors should ensure that all research materials been published in conformity with internationally accepted ethical guidelines.