Research and Publication Ethics

Research and publication ethics

Research should be conducted with a higher standard of quality control and data analysis. Also, data and records must be retained and produced for review upon request. Fabrication, falsification, concealment, deceptive reporting, or misrepresentation of data constitute are all considered as a scientific misconduct. For policies regarding research and publication which are unstated in these instructions, the Guidelines on Good Publication Practice (http:// www.publicationethics.org) can be applied. All manu-scripts must comply with research and publication ethics. If there are any ethical issues regarding the manuscript, the Ethics Committee reserves the right to review and reject the manuscript. Korean J. Food Sci. An. uses Similarity Check‚ software to avoid plagiarism.

Studies in humans and animals

Documented reviews and approvals from an institutional review board (IRB) should be required for all studies involving people, medical records, and human tissues. Animal experiments should be required full compliance with institutional licensing standards. The sex of animals must be indicated, and, if any, influence (or association) of sex on the results of the study should be described.

Authorship

The Journal of the Korean Society for Food Science of Animal Resources accepts only manuscripts that are novel and original. All authors should make substantial contribution to the article at least one of following areas: 1) design of study, 2) acquisition of data, 3) analysis or interpretation of data, 4) drafting of manuscript and/or 5) critical revision. Author contribution form should be submitted in the process of manuscript submission. When submitting a manuscript, all authors should agree to the submission of manuscripts and are responsible for its content. Taking material from another's work and submitting it as your own is clearly plagiarism. Taking material including tables and figures from the authors' own prior publications is considered duplicate publication or self-plagiarism and such actions are not permitted.

The Editorial Committee will make the final decision as to whether the reuse of data is scientifically appropriate or not. Permissions from the copyright holder will be required at time of submission. Any changes in the authorship should be made only before accept of the manuscript and only if approved by the editor. To request changes to authorship, corresponding author should write a letter to editor indicating the reason for such change. Also, corresponding author should submit written confirmation from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement. Editor considers changes to authorship only in exceptional circumstances.