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Publication Ethics Statement

Publication Ethics

 The Passer editorial board and the authors both agreed about personal accountability for the authors to own their articles.

 The authors have to answer any related questions to the integrity and accuracy of all parts of the submitted articles.  

 Submitting any papers by corresponding authors mean all co-authors agreed on the passer policies.

  Corresponding author is responsible for submitting statement of competing or conflicting interests’ behalf of co-authors.

 Corresponding author has to ensure transparency, originality of the data, and accuracy of articles. Also, he/ she has to ensure all authors contribution in the article.

 Corresponding author has responsibility of ensuring the accuracy of the article contents, including the names, addresses and affiliations of co-authors.

 After publication, authors are responsible about any aspects of the article which needs correction.

 The author’s primary affiliation should be where they did most of their work, also they can state their current address.

 Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier (ORCID) must be provided by corresponding authors. Also, Passer encourages co-authors to provide their ORCID as well.

 Responsibility of the corresponding author toward the Passer journal requirement should not been neglected.

 Plagiarism, which is copying without acknowledgement or stealing intellectual property such as the authorship of a text, idea, image, or results.   

 This policy concerns the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of author names in the authorship of accepted manuscripts: Before the accepted manuscript is published in an online issue: Requests to add or remove an author, or to rearrange the author names, must be sent to the Journal Manager from the corresponding author of the accepted manuscript and must include: (a) the reason the name should be added or removed, or the author names rearranged and (b) written confirmation (e-mail) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement. In the case of the addition or removal of authors, this includes confirmation from the author being added or removed. Requests that are not sent by the corresponding author will be forwarded by the Journal Manager to the corresponding author, who must follow the procedure as described above. Note that: (1) Journal Managers will inform the Journal Editors of any such requests and (2) publication of the accepted manuscript in an online issue is suspended until authorship has been agreed. However, there is no guarantee that the request to the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of author names in the authorship is acceptable, The editorial board will decide if the request is acceptable. After the accepted manuscript is published in an online issue: Any requests to add, delete, or rearrange author names in an article published in an online issue will not be acceptable.

 Any act in any part of an article does not fit with passer’s plagiarism criteria, such as cutting and pasting a large part of a text without appropriate attribution, leads submitted articles in Passer to not be published.

 If an author tries to reuse a significant part of published work, it will be considered as duplicate publication and it will be not published.

 Passer use similarity (plagiarism) software tools to check submitted manuscripts.

 Passer performs confidential and anonymous peer reviewing. The identities of Passer reviewers are kept and not released. Also, referees' reports must not be published or released. However, Passer cannot guarantee referees confidentiality against the court legal action to disclose their identity.

 The editors for each branch of science are independent in their decision about publication, and they are fully responsible for the article content. The Director-in-Chief, Shakhawan Hassan Ali Al-Zangana is responsible for the publications quality which can be enquired by the Editor-in-Chief, Hassan Muhammad Rostam.

 Passer publishes Articles Address: Passer’s editorial offices, Third floor, College of Science Building, The Main Campus, University of Garmian, Kalar, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

  Submit to Passer  or email the Passer journal editorial office.  To know more information about the Passer journal visit http://passer.garmian.edu.krd/ .