Publication Ethics

Translat Library is a double-blind, peer reviewed journal. Our ethical code follows guidelines and practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics .

For Authors

  • When submitting to Translat Library, authors warrant that they are the sole authors of their submission, that their submission is their original work, and that their submission has not been previously published, or is being considered for publication, at any other venue.
  • Authors will identify all the sources of their submission, including citations of published work in their own text.
  • Authors will disclose any conflicts of interest and will credit any sources of funding that supported their research.
  • Authors will agree that their work be anonymously reviewed by two readers and will collaborate with the editorial staff throughout the editorial process in a timely manner.

For Reviewers

  • When invited to referee for Translat Library, reviewers will alert the editors if they identify any conflicts of interest that should prevent them from reviewing the submission.
  • When reviewing a submission, reviewers will treat the submission confidentially and evaluate it in due time, exclusively on its own merit as a scholarly contribution to its field of study.

For Board Members

  • When serving as referees, board members will adhere to the ethical code pertaining to reviewers, as above.
  • When asked to suggest to the editors the names of potential referees, board members will treat the submission confidentially and will make recommendations that ensure the submission be reviewed impartially.

For Editors

  • Editors will make sure that submissions are anonymously, timely, and impartially reviewed.
  • Editors will ensure that the review process is free of any discrimination on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, political beliefs, or religion.
  • Editors will investigate substantiated accusations of malpractice (including serious errors, plagiarism, or conflicts of interest) in relation to any work published in the journal. In the event of an accusation, editors will gather evidence on the case and, if the evidence is found to be relevant, any authors or reviewers involved will be given an opportunity to respond. If malpractice is nonetheless proved, any published work following from it will be withdrawn from the journal.