The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) is a reputable organization dedicated to promoting integrity and ethical standards in academic publishing. As NATURALISTA CAMPANO, we adhere to COPE's guidelines and principles to ensure the highest standards of publication ethics. Here are some key aspects of our commitment to COPE:

  1. Transparency and Accountability: We are committed to transparency in our editorial processes and decision-making. Authors, reviewers, and editors are expected to adhere to ethical guidelines, and any breaches of ethical conduct are addressed promptly and transparently.

  2. Authorship and Attribution: We uphold COPE's guidelines on authorship, ensuring that all listed authors have made substantial contributions to the research and are accountable for the content of the manuscript. We also emphasize proper attribution of sources and acknowledgment of contributions from individuals or organizations.

  3. Plagiarism and Duplicate Publication: NATURALISTA CAMPANO has strict policies against plagiarism and duplicate publication. We utilize plagiarism detection software to screen submitted manuscripts, and any cases of plagiarism or duplicate publication are thoroughly investigated and addressed in accordance with COPE's guidelines.

  4. Conflicts of Interest: We require authors, reviewers, and editors to disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may influence their judgment or the interpretation of the research. Conflicts of interest are managed transparently, and decisions are made with the utmost integrity and impartiality.

  5. Peer Review Process: We follow COPE's best practices for peer review, including the use of double-blind review to ensure impartial evaluation of manuscripts. Reviewers are selected based on their expertise, and their feedback is used to assess the quality, validity, and significance of the research.

  6. Corrections and Retractions: In cases of errors, inaccuracies, or misconduct, NATURALISTA CAMPANO follows COPE's guidelines for issuing corrections, retractions, or expressions of concern. We prioritize the accuracy and integrity of published research and take appropriate action to rectify any issues identified post-publication.

  7. Education and Training: We provide education and training to our editorial team, reviewers, and authors to promote awareness of publication ethics and best practices in academic publishing. We encourage continuous learning and improvement to uphold the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

By aligning with COPE's guidelines and principles, NATURALISTA CAMPANO demonstrates its commitment to maintaining ethical standards, fostering transparency, and promoting trust and integrity in scholarly publishing. We are dedicated to upholding these principles in all aspects of our editorial process and publication practices.