Publication Ethics

The IAS journals are dedicated to maintaining the highest level of reliability in the content published. To maintain high ethical standards of publication, the publisher strives to work closely at all times with journal editors, authors and peer-reviewers. The ethics statement for IAS journals are based on those by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Code of Conduct guidelines available at  and best practice guidelines on publication ethics by Wiley Sciences use its ethics on how to deal with acts of publication misconduct thereby committing to examine allegations of misconduct in order to ensure the reliability of research. IAS medical journals follow guidelines of the International Committee for Medical Journal Editor (ICMJE)

What to do in case an ethical problem with a submitted manuscript