Publication Ethics

1- Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Journal of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences was established in December 2015. Our journal has been publishing original articles in natural and basic sciences, engineering and applied sciences in its two regularly published issues per year on national as well international basis since 2015. All articles submitted for publication are evaluated by editor, publisher, advisory board and potential reviewers.

2- In our journal, scientific studies in the form of original research articles, review papers and technical reports (notes) written in Turkish or English are published. 

3- The articles submitted for publication are evaluated by two potential reviewers (sometimes by three reviewers when necessary), and the decision of acceptance-rejection of the articles is given by potential reviewers. Double-blind reviewed process is applied in our journal. Inadequate texts should be developed according to referee's recommendations. After revision, scientifically insufficient studies are rejected without explaining any reason.

4- It is obligatory that the articles are not published anywhere before or that no articles are submitted for publication in other journals or conference books. It is mandatory to fill and send the signed Copyright Form by the author(s) of the article(s) submitted to our journal.

5- All responsibility of the articles’ scientific works and mentioned data belongs to the respective author(s). The scientific works must be prepared in accordance with internationally accepted science ethics. Ethical committee approval must be obtained and documented separately for the clinical and experimental animal studies required by the ethics committee decision.

6- The articles/studies that are sent to our journal for publication firstly screened by i-Thenticate plagiarism program. This program has been applied to the articles/studies of our journal since October 15, 2017. Studies with high plagiarism rates (24% and above) will not be accepted for scientific evaluation.

7- The article(s) submitted for publication in our journal should be prepared according to the journal’s writing rules. The writing rules and the relevant template are available at http://fbe.dergi.comu.edu.tr/.

8- There are no limitations in number of pages and references for review articles.

9- The necessary changes must be made by the author(s) and sent again within 30 days in case of minor revision, 45 days in case of major revision and 60 days in case of writing the article from the start given in article decision.