Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

Anatolian Journal of Biology is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year, in June and December. In the journal; original research articles, short communications and reviews within the scope of biology and related sciences can be published.

The publisher, editor and editorial board of the journal are not obliged to accept the responsibility of the ethical violations that may arise due to the views and opinions expressed by the authors, and the responsibility of the articles in the journal belongs to the author(s).

Studies submitted to the journal for publication are first evaluated in terms of form/writing conditions. Studies that do not meet the requirements in terms of writing rules and academic language are returned to their authors without being sent to the reviewers. Studies that comply with the conditions are sent to at least three reviewers for scientific review. Authors are not informed about the identities of the reviewers evaluating the article. Review reports are confidential. Articles that do not receive a positive report from the reviewers are not published; administrative and judicial responsibility is not accepted in this regard. Manuscripts requested by the reviewers for correction are sent back to the author(s) for necessary changes. It is the responsibility of the author(s) to deliver the corrected text to the journal within the specified period.

The works to be published in the journal must not have been previously published in another journal, sent for publication or accepted for publication. In manuscripts presented in any scientific meeting but not published in full text, the name, place and date of the meeting should be specified.

Anatolian Journal of Biology does not charge any publication fee.

Anatolian Journal of Biology accepts and follows other ethical principles, editor, referee and author responsibilities that are determined / recommended by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Detailed information can be found on the COPE website.

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