Open access and copyright
The Economics Ecology Socium Journal articles from 2017 onwards were published with open access under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC license 4.0. This means that the author(s) retain copyright, but the content is free to download, distribute, and adapt for commercial or noncommercial purposes, given appropriate attribution to the original paper.
Publishing an article in the professional Economics Ecology Socium Journal the authors confirm, that:
- the author has all rights on it and the consent of coauthors on а publication, giving right to the publisher of the journal for publicity of these materials in the printed and electronic version;
- the authors agree to the politics of this professional edition concerning impossibility of a publication return in case of it recall and they refuse from claims against a publisher concerning the recall of the article.
GROUNDS FOR REFUSE IN CONSIDERATION OF THE ARTICLE:
- absence or incomplete data about the authors or contact information;
- insufficient volume of the article (less than 10 pages);
- insufficient volume of the abstract (less than 200 words);
- insufficient volume of the reference list (less than 8 sources);
- the article was already published in another edition (including electronic editions);
- revealing plagiarism in the article (totally more than 10% of the text);
- self-citation (more than 10%).
Authorship and author responsibilities
The authorship policy of the Economics Ecology Socium Journal was designed to guarantee the proper acknowledgment of all intellectual contributors for their participation in the research. This policy also emphasizes that authors and contributors assume responsibility for the final published content.
Authors contributing to academic endeavors are explicitly identified either as named authors (whose details are featured in the byline and contributions statement) or contributors (recognized for their contributions in the acknowledgments section).
The primary responsibility for communicating with the journal and editors throughout the submission process, peer review, and publication lies with the corresponding author. This author is tasked with ensuring that the manuscript adheres to all journal requirements, including authorship, research ethics, ethical approval, clinical trial registry documents, and a declaration of conflicts of interest. Furthermore, the corresponding author is expected to remain accessible post-publication to address queries and critiques.
Changes to authorship
The submitted author is required to include all co-authors in the manuscript submission system. Requests to modify the author list will be considered only in exceptional circumstances, and must align with the established authorship policies of the Economic Ecology Socium Journal. Any request for changes to the author list post-submission should be directed to the editor using the Change of Authorship Request Form. Changes in authorship requested after acceptance generally decline, unless under exceptional circumstances. In instances where concerns arise regarding the potential manipulation of authorship, the Economics Ecology Socium Journal reserves the right to contact the authors' institution(s) for further investigation and may reject requested changes.
If the editors determine that there are breaches of the publication guidelines in the Journal, the publication may be "withdrawn." Retraction involves removing the content of the article (both HTML and PDF formats) and substituting it with a page in HTML and PDF formats, explicitly stating that the article has been withdrawn in accordance with the Early Access withdrawal policy, along with a link back to that page.