Publication Ethics




1. Articles Access

2. Publication Ethics

3. Against Plagiarism

4. Duties of Authors

5. Duties of Editors

6. Duties of Reviewers


8. Publishing Schedule/Archiving

9. Article Submission & Processing Charges



ree access to articles

Two Quarterly, "Thinking and the Child," is a magazine with open and open access to articles. In open access journals, access to the full text file of articles is provided and is free.

This is an Open Access Journal


Two editions of "Thinking and the Child" are published under Creative Commons International Certificate Rules. According to this certificate, the publication allows the sharing, adaptation and allocation of published articles (read more about this license)

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0)

Ethical politics

Ethical Policies The two scientific journals "Thinking and Child" are voluntarily based on the principles of the International Ethics Committee of COPE and also observe the ethical charter of the publications of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran and consider themselves bound by the principles of professional ethics. Authors, judges, academic secretaries and editors in compliance with this publication must adhere to these ethical principles.

 «This journal is following of Committee On Publication Ethics (COPE)and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance in ethical laws.»

Publishing Ethics Committee (COPE) Chart in Persian (View)

Detailed Principles of the International Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (View)
Charter of Research Ethics Publications of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (View)

Excerpts from the Ethical Principles of Article Writing

The article must be original (not translated, adapted, etc.).
The contribution of each author should be carefully defined.
References are accurate.
Quotes should be fully specified.
The article should be compiled according to the needs in its own field.
Original sources (references to handicrafts and online sources are not allowed).
The author has carefully read the terms of the publication.
Quoting the publication without mentioning the source is not prohibited.


Selection of conditions for receiving scientific articles by the journal

The journal welcomes the acceptance of authoritative research articles that contain new and non-adapted scientific material and points, and is exempt from publishing articles based on collection or translation.
The right to publish the article, after acceptance, is reserved for the publication and the author is not allowed to publish it in other domestic and foreign journals. Also, only articles that have not previously been published elsewhere will be published in the journal.
The journal is free to accept, reject, modify and edit received articles.
The initial acceptance of the article is conditional on the observance of the ethical principles of scientific writing and the conditions of the scientific compilation of the article. Final acceptance and publication of the article is subject to the approval of the judges, and in any case, the result will be announced to the author.

scientific theft

Registration of the article in the system of bi-quarterly thinking and children will be notified by sending an email to all authors of the article; Obviously, the inclusion of the authors in the article is their main role in the compilation of the article. If the authors of the article did not play a role in the compilation of the article and their names have been misused, they need to be notified immediately via email. All authors are responsible for the originality of the work. The two quarterly think tanks and children try to review all the articles submitted to the journal system before entering the judging process through a similarity system. But now, in the initial review, Google search service and free Persian systems are used, and in subsequent reviews, until further notice, it uses the "Hamyab" and "Samim Noor" online tracking system. Therefore, the authors are also advised to use similar detection systems, including the "Seminoon" system, to ensure the absence of violations, and to send the system approval certificate to the journal. It is worth mentioning that the right to evaluate and prosecute plagiarism cases is reserved for TAFAKO VA KODAK  quarterly. 

According to the International Commission on Publication Ethics (COPE), plagiarism is the unintentional or unintentional use of words, ideas, phrases, claims, or citations of others without proper appreciation and explanation of the author, author, or speaker. Therefore, it is expected that the authors of scientific works in their work carefully record the use of the works of others and bring this use to the attention of the audience in a way that, in addition to maintaining honesty, is protected from accusations of fraud, negligence and plagiarism.

The following are examples of plagiarism:

Submit another article in your own name
Insert names of authors and researchers who have no role in the article.
Copy or duplicate significant portions of another article (even if the article is a duplicate without reference to one of the authors of the new article).
Design results from the research of others in your own name
Published a copy of an article by an author in several journals
Expressing incorrect results and contrary to scientific findings or distorting research results
Use of invalid data or manipulation of research data

Dealing with plagiarism

Cases of plagiarism are being investigated by the editors. In addition, in order to protect the credibility and efforts of other researchers, without any tolerance or waiver, considering the extent of plagiarism, the following will be dealt with legally:

The article will be rejected and will be removed from the sites if printed.
In a formal letter, the plagiarism case will be shared with other universities and related domestic and foreign publications.
An official letter will be notified to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, the ISC Islamic World Science Citation Database, universities, institutes, journals and any place where the authors have used the copyright in this article. .


Duties and responsibilities of the publication

Thinking and Child is committed to making decisions regarding submitted copies of articles based solely on professional judgments and away from personal interests.
This publication is committed to preserving academic and research records.
This publication monitors the observance of ethical principles by the editor, academic secretaries, editorial board and judges.
This publication is constantly reviewing articles to prevent plagiarism, fraud and possible abuse.
This publication will make the necessary corrections, explanations and withdrawals when needed.
This publication will deal with any abuse if it is proven.

Duties and responsibilities of editors and scientific teachers

The scientific editors of this journal must keep the submitted copies confidential until publication.
The editor, scientific secretaries and judges make the decisions regarding the publication or non-publication of a copy.
The scientific secretaries of this journal must preserve the principle of anonymity of the judges.
The scientific editors of this journal must avoid conflicts of interest.
The scientific editors of this journal are required to provide scientific protection and try to meet the scientific needs of their readers.
The scientific editors of this journal should identify plagiarism, fraud, and possible fraud, and provide corrections, explanations, and revocations and apologies as needed.
The scientific editors of this journal should focus their attention only on rational content.
The scientific editors of this journal should not disclose copy information to anyone other than authors, responsible authors and judges.
Unpublished copies will not be used for personal purposes by academic professors or other members.


Duties and responsibilities of judges

The reviewers of this journal should work with the scientific professors to decide on the publication of the submitted copies.
Referees invited to this publication should try to keep the copies submitted confidential.
The judges must submit their opinions to the scientific professors to decide whether or not to publish the copy in due time.
Peer reviewers are required to maintain the confidentiality of copies submitted and not to use their information for personal purposes.
The opinions of the judges regarding the submitted copies should be technical and specialized.
In the event of a conflict of interest between the judges and the authors, companies or institutions, it is necessary to avoid arbitration so that this can be done by another arbitrator.
The judges must expose the conflict of interest.


Duties and responsibilities of authors

Copies must be submitted in the correct spelling and using appropriate terms.
Copies should not be published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or part of a lecture, review article, or dissertation) or reviewed by another publication.
The responsible author must ensure the consent of the other co-authors.
The author must obtain and verify the permission of the institution to which the submitted copy relates.
Authors should allow the article to be edited for better readability.
The authors are expected to summarize the sponsor to implement and prepare the research process.
The Code of Ethics must be signed by the authors.
In open access journals, authors own the article but also allow the public to download, publish, and distribute it.
The authors of an article must agree that the responsible author will undertake the review process of the article.
When the authors of an article see a significant error in their work, they should immediately notify the scientific secretary of the journal to correct it.
Before submitting an article to the journal system, the authors are advised to use scientific matching systems to ensure the possible absence of plagiarism.
Read the authors' guide for writing and submitting an article. (View)


Examples of violations of the ethical principles of publication by the authors

Plagiarism: Plagiarism means the intentional use of another person's articles or ideas in one's own name. Using another person's sentence or even the author's previous sentences without mentioning the source is considered theft.

Data Making and Distortion: Data fabrication is when the researcher has not done a study in practice but provides data and conclusions. Distortion also occurs when conducting research but altering data and results.

Simultaneous submission: This is when a copy of an article is sent to two journals at the same time.

Duplicate submission: Occurs when two or more articles have the same hypotheses, data, and conclusions.

Duplicate submission: means dividing a study into multiple articles and submitting them.

Misrepresentation by another author: All authors whose names appear in the article should contribute to doing so. Otherwise, it is considered a violation.

Manipulation of resources: It is when in the last part of a copy of several sources are mentioned, while the content of the text does not include their names.


Costs of reviewing, judging and publishing articles

According to the regulations of scientific and research publications of the Publications Commission of the Ministry of Science and also the approval of the board of directors of the Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies (25/06/2012, No. 54/6/91), a fee is received for receiving, reviewing and publishing articles. (View details)