Publication Ethics

Publishing ethics and conflicting interests

  • Tajseer journal is committed to applying the standards issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

  • Tajseer journal actively checks all articles on Ithenticate software for plagiarism, before the peer review stage.

  • All potential conflicts of interest must be mentioned. Any personal or financial relationship with an individual or an organization that may influence your interpretation of the results should be disclosed.

  • The researcher should rely in his research on scientific data obtained based on scientific research methods, and the provision of the required ethical approvals from the concerned authorities.

  • The researcher should make reference to all quotes and citations from their sources from various scientific research papers, including his/her own previously published research.

  • The research or submission should not be in conflict with any rights of others.

  • The researcher bears full responsibility for any violation of scientific research ethics and standards.

  • In case the editorial committee discovers plagiarism from various sources or from the other author’s own research or previously published work, or in the event of lack of integrity, the editorial committee reserves the right to withdraw the publication according to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) procedures, referring to Qatar University Press policy.

  • Tajseer publishes articles free of charge, it does not accept nor ask authors for any monetary contribution toward their publication. (NO fees will be charged to authors for the submission, review, and publication of their work in Tajseer Journal)

  • The members of Tajseer’s editorial committee including its editor in chief and/or former editor in chief are entitled to publish in the journal, whether in the regular issues, special issues, or conference proceedings. However, their submissions receive no special treatment, and will undergo regular peer-review under the direction of the editorial board members, and - if necessary – recruiting external reviewers to assess their manuscripts, in full compliance with COPE best practice guidelines, QU Press policy, and universally acknowledged academic integrity standards.

  • It is the journal's final decision regarding which articles to accept or reject for publication, and the editorial board retains the right to publish articles, as deemed appropriate and consistent with the journal's aims and scope.