Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

1. The journal's editorial and article publishing processes are shaped according to the Editorial Ethics Committee (COPE) “Code of Conduct for Journal Editors and Best Practice Guiding Principles” and “Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers” and the International Council of Medical Journal Editors Council (ICMJE). Addiction Journal is published in accordance with Transparency and Best Practice Principles ( in Academic Publishing.

2. The journal is published as 3 issues per year.

3. Open Access Policy: Van Veterinary Journal is a completely free, international refereed and open access journal.

4. It does not require article processing fee (evaluation fee or printing fee) and subscription fee for accessing articles.

5. Privacy Statement: Personal information such as the name and e-mail addresses entered in the Van Veterinary Journal management system will be used only for the scientific purposes of this journal. This information will not be used for any other purpose or department and will not be shared with third parties.

6. Sponsorship and Advertising: Van Veterinary Journal does not accept sponsorship and advertising in terms of publication policies.

7. Transfer of Copyright: The works sent to Van Veterinary Journal for publication should have the characteristics of original work that has not been previously published or sent to be published anywhere. The authors agree to waive the copyright of their work and transfer the copyright of their work to the Van Veterinary Journal with the submission for evaluation. Van Veterinary Journal Editorial Board is authorized to publish the article. Authors who will send a study to the Van Veterinary Journal must fill in the "Copyright Transfer Form" document. Author (s) must sign the completed form with a wet signature. The works of the authors who do not submit the Copyright Transfer Form are not published.

8. Authors have to provide information on “author conflict statement” at the end of the article.

9. Blind Referee and Evaluation Process: Blind referee is a method applied for the publication of scientific publications with the highest quality. This method forms the basis of the objective (objective) evaluation process of scientific studies and is preferred by many scientific journals. Referee opinions have a decisive place in the publication quality of the Van Veterinary Journal.

10. Blind Referee Type: Van Veterinary Journal uses double blind method in the evaluation process of all studies. In the double-blind method, the author and referee identities of the studies are hidden.

11. Initial Evaluation Process: The works sent to Van Veterinary Journal are first evaluated by the editors. At this stage, the studies that do not comply with the purpose and scope of the journal, are weak in terms of language and expression rules in Turkish and English, contain scientifically critical errors, have no original value and do not meet the publication policies. Authors of the rejected works are notified within two weeks of the submission date. The works that are deemed appropriate are sent to a Department editor for the field in which the study is relevant for preliminary evaluation.

12. Preliminary Evaluation Process: In the preliminary evaluation process, the editors of the studies examine the sections of the studies, introduction, material and method, findings, conclusion, evaluation and discussion in detail in terms of journal publication policies and scope and originality. As a result of this review, the works that are found unsuitable are returned with the department editor evaluation report within five weeks at the latest.

13. The Process of Appointment of Arbitrators: The studies are sent to the arbitrators according to the content and the expertise of the arbitrators. The editor of the department, who examined the study, suggests at least two referees from the Van Veterinary Journal referee pool according to their area of ​​expertise or may suggest a new referee suitable for the field of study. Care is taken to ensure that each of the article referees is from different institutions and not from the same institution as the authors. Arbitrator's suggestions from the editor of the department are evaluated by the editors and the work is sent to the referees. Referees are obliged to guarantee that they will not share any processes and documents about the work they evaluate. The Editor-in-Chief is the last authority in the decision-making process for all applications.

14. Referee Evaluation Process: The period given to referees for the referee evaluation process is 4 weeks. Correction suggestions from referees or editors are required to be completed within 1 month by the authors. Referees can decide the suitability of a study by examining its corrections, and may request corrections more than once if necessary. As a result of the evaluation, the opinions of the referees are examined by the Department editor within 2 weeks at the latest. As a result of this review, the editor of the Department communicates its final decision to the editors. Even if all the evaluation stages are completed, the article acceptance process cannot be shorter than 60 days.

15. Editorial Board Decision: Editors prepare the opinions of the editorial board regarding the study based on the opinions of the editor and the referee. The prepared opinions are sent to the author (s) by the editor together with the Department editor and the referee suggestions within 1 week at the latest. In this process, works that are given negative opinions are returned without requesting plagiarism.

16. Article Submission: The author (s) who will send a study to be evaluated in the Van Veterinary Journal can submit to the journal management system at http: // https: //

17. Authors: In the event that the author (s) notices a mistake or error regarding the published, early view or evaluation phase, there is an obligation to cooperate with the journal editor in the withdrawal process.

18. Withdrawal of Articles: The author (s) who wish to withdraw their work during the evaluation stage, the petition containing the article withdrawal request, has been signed and scanned with the wet signature of each author via e-mail via is obliged to convey The Editorial Board reviews the withdrawal notification and returns within one week at the latest. Authors cannot submit their work to another journal for evaluation, unless the request for withdrawal of copyrighted works by the editorial board transferred to the Van Veterinary Journal submission stage is approved.

19. Editors: Van Veterinary Journal editorial board; In case of suspicion of copyright and plagiarism related to a published, printing or evaluation work, it has an obligation to initiate an investigation into the work. If the editorial board detects that copyright and plagiarism have been made in the study at the evaluation stage as a result of the investigation, it will withdraw the study from the evaluation and return the detected situations to the authors in detail. If the editorial board detects copyright infringement and plagiarism in a published or printed work, it shall perform the following withdrawal and notification procedures within one week at the latest.