Merit Research Journals (MRJ) strictly adopt
some ethical standards in order to guarantee excellence in
scientific publications and to ensure that people receive credit
for their works. MRJ is a member of the Committee on Publication
Ethics (COPE) and
abides by its
Code of Conduct and aims to adhere to its
Best Practice Guidelines.
We take all publishing ethics issues with all seriousness and
our editors are mandated to proceed in such cases with a zero
tolerance policy. To confirm the novelty and originality of
content submitted to any of our journals, we make use of
iThenticate to check
submissions against previous publications. Also, we insist on a
rigorous peer-review as well as strict ethical policies and
standards to make sure that high quality scientific works are
published. However, cases of plagiarism, data falsification,
inappropriate authorship credit, and the likes, do arise.
In general, MRJ requires all authors to adhere to every ethical
standards as prescribed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).