Our Policies

  • Decision on the Publication of Articles
    Both our Chief- Editor and the Managing Editor of Elk Journals are indeed at the helm, which of the articles need to be published after undergoing the contemplated review, but neither of them have the authority to compel the reviewers who are conducting the process of review of articles submitted.
  • Fair play
    Journal manuscripts are evaluated & published under Elk Journals solely on individual/writer’s merit without regard to race, gender, religious belief, political philosophy & citizenship.
  • Furtive In Nature
    In ELK Journals, our working terms do not speak of concealment of any information about a submitted articles in journals to anyone other than the respective author, the publisher and our editorial advisors.
  • Declaration & Conflict Of Interes
    The published journals or the submitted articles for publishing, we adopt a Creative Common license that an individual right to use for full potential for future, that acts as a legal agreement in achieving an author deed.

Duties of Reviewers

  • Contribution of Editorial decisions
    In ELK Journals, our process of peer review assists the editors in making the decisions & see through the communications with authors, & may assist authors improving their scripts. Reviewing is the essential component of formal scholarly communication, which lies at the heart of scientific aspirations. The names of the reviewers are strictly confidential; as their work essence will be only known by Chief-Editor & Managing Editor.
  • Promptness
    Any invited arbiter who feels unqualified to review the reports of research literatures in an article or knows that its prompt review will be impossible, they should immediately notify the editors & decline the invitation to review. In alter to that, other reviewers can take up.
  • Confidential
    Any journals or articles that received for reviewing & publishing, are kept confidential & treated as such to last. They are never discussed except the Chief-Editors, who is authorised and do exceptional in underment circumstances.
  • Standards of Objectivity
    Reviewing and publishing the journals will be conducted objectively & that observations are formulated clearly with support of arguments that indeed for author’s further work. Personal criticism of authors are inappropriate.
  • Acknowledgement of sources
    Identifying the relevant publishing works are assisted by reviewers. Any statement like, derivation or the arguments that have been reported in the previous journals should be accompanied by relevant citations. A reviewer in charge will notify the editors of any crucial similarities between the journals under considerations that are upon publishing or unpublished on which they’ve personal knowledge.
  • Conflict of Interest
    ny invited referee that has a conflict of interest resulting in having a dual or more collaborative, or other relationships with other companies or institutions regarding the work clause, will be not reviewed & immediately terminates.

Duties of Authors

  • Reporting standards
    Authors of original research will be presenting an accurate paper on the work performed & the results, followed by the objective discussion on the significance of work. Review of articles must be accurate, while the editorial opinions should be clearly identified as such. Frawdlents of inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour.
  • Data access & retention
    Authors are asked to provide the raw as well the draft data in connection with a paper for editorial review. And, in any event, it is prepared to retain data in further time after publication.
  • Originality & Plagiarism
    Authors need to ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work of others, this must be appropriately cited or quoted to avoid plagiarism.
  • Multiple Publications
    An author should not publish his/her articles describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or any other publication. Submitting the same work to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour & non-negotiable.
  • Acknowledgement of Sources
    Acknowledgment of the work of others must always be cited or reported. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining their nature of the work that they reported.
  • Authorship of the paper
    Authorship is limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made specific contributions should be listed as co-authors. The others who have participated in certain aspects of the research project, they are to be listed as contributors.
  • The corresponding Author
    The Corresponding Author is the author responsible for communicating with the journal for publication. He ensures that all appropriate co-authors are included on the paper, that they have seen and approved the final version of the paper to agree for submission to publication.
  • Disclosure & conflict of interest
    All authors need to disclose in their work any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their work. All sources of financial intimacy for the project should be disclosed.
  • Fundamental errors in Publishing works
    When an author finds a significant error or inaccuracy in their published work, then it’s the author's obligation to promptly notify the specific Editor in-charge & cooperate with the editor to amend the published paper.

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