The editorial staff of the International Organisations Research Journal is committed to the values of research reputation and high standards of publications. The editorial staff takes into account the best international and Russian publishing practices. Though not a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the editor’s office follow the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors developed by the COPE. The editors bear full responsibility for the quality and research integrity of the published materials.
In compliance with the principle of full transparency all information including authors’ guidelines, papers’ submission requirements, the review process description and list of editorial board members is available on the Journal’s website. The Journals’ archive is also available in open access.
The Journal seeks to publish papers presenting results of original and methodologically rigor research. Articles submitted to the Journal should not have been published before or constitute any incorrect citations. All submitted papers undergo an anonymous internal and external double blind peer review. The editors work to ensure that the reviews are competent, free of the conflict of interest, honest and help advance the publications quality.
Authors are encouraged to comply with the international standards for authors. At the same time we treat with due respect the author’s position and rights regardless his/her status.
The editors are not involved in the decision making regarding the papers where they have an interest. Papers by members of the editorial board are submitted to an external double peer review.
The editors of the Journal reserve the right to reject a paper from publication in case of revealing any research or publication malpractices.
Articles submitted to the Journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. All authors submitting their works acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest regarding authorship and publication of the work and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. For ease of dissemination and to ensure proper policy of use, authors grant the publisher a non-exclusive license (license agreement).
Source of funding
The authors indicate the source of funding and provide relevant references, if the paper was prepared within a research project, proper acknowledgment of the funding organization is required.
All articles submitted to the Journal undergo an anonymous internal and external double blind peer review.
The articles are evaluated according to the following criteria: originality, research relevancy, relevancy of the selected research methods and tools, research findings interpretation, bibliography.
The list with these evaluation criteria is sent to independent experts who conduct peer reviews.
If an author does not agree with the results of the peer review the paper can be sent for additional anonymous reviewing.
According to the International Research Organisations Journal publishing policy, plagiarism in any of the form is unacceptable:
Publication decision is made at the editors’ board meeting and is based on the anonymous internal and external peer reviews results. Editors of the Journal reserve the right to reject the paper from publication if it does not comply with the Journal’s themes and is not recommended for publication by reviewers.
Information on a submitted paper should not be disclosed by the editor, editorial staff or members of the editorial board.