Ethical Principles and Publication Policy
Papers submitted to the journal so as to be published must not be published anywhere else previously and must not be in publication processes of any other journal in the same time. The proceedings and papers presented at congresses or conferences are taken in the agenda of the Journal only if they are brought in compliance with the publishing principles given hereby. The main publishing language of the Journal is Turkey Turkish. Besides, the papers
Papers submitted to the journal so as to be published must not be published anywhere else previously and must not be in publication processes of any other journal in the same time. The proceedings and papers presented at congresses or conferences are taken in the agenda of the Journal only if they are brought in compliance with the publishing principles given hereby.
Declaration of Publishing Ethics
All parties involving to publication processes (i.e. authors, editorial board and peers) have to make decisions accordingly to the ethical standards. The Journal, expecting all parties to comply with these standards, promotes the best standards for publishing ethics and makes provisions for publication malpractices as much as possible. As a publisher, the Journal takes its supervisory duty in serious to the utmost during the publication processes and accepts ethical and other responsibilities in advance falling to its own share.
International Standards for Authors
The Journal does not request a signed application from all authors of a single paper and does not impose peremptory applications on authors. All the papers submitted to the Journal to be published are expected to voluntarily comply with the international standards set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (see https://publicationethics.org/ )
The authors have to certify the papers that they submit to be their genuine works. Plagiarism, fabrication, forgery, duplication, data falsification etc. are prohibited.
Authors should neither give any physical / legal harm to the participants of a research nor psychologically abuse them. Additionally, authors have to give guarantee to the participants of their researches the right of privacy and anonymity.
Authors should define the persons or institutions sponsoring their research.
Authors should assure that the papers they submit have not been published before and they are not under evaluation in any other journal.
Authors should be aware that all the references used in composing the paper are exactly given in the bibliography of the paper.
On realizing an important mistake or incorrectness in the paper published, the author has to immediately inform the editor / the publisher of the Journal and either withdraw the paper from the Journal or cooperate with the editor for correction.
The authors have to inform the Journal about any situation regarding conflict of interest or pool.
All the papers submitted to Turkish World Journal of Language and Literature are checked through intihal.net utilities for plagiarism. The authors absolutely have to abstain from plagiarism, including even self-plagiarism. The papers in which similarity score, exempt bibliography of the paper in calculation, indicates over 18 percent resemblance are not put into evaluation. The program that the Journal make use of for similarity check is intihal.net.
The editor checks the papers/articles submitted to the Journal thoroughly in order to designate which papers/articles to be published or to prevent the ones with misconducts. If a paper/article is designated as malicious or containing misconduct, accordingly with the feedbacks from the editor and referees, the author is responsible for the withdrawal or correction of the paper/article.
International Standards for Editorial Board
Editors and members of editorial board should adhere to the international standards for editorial boards. The editor and the members of the editorial board of the Journal are expected to voluntarily comply with the international standards set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (see https://publicationethics.org/ )
The editorial board has to keep all the data relating to the papers submitted as secret.
The editorial board is in charge of taking publication decisions about the papers submitted to the Journal.
The editorial board has to make efforts to meet the needs of the authors and readers.
The editorial board, also, has to make efforts to enhance and improve the quality of the Journal.
The editorial board has to put emphasis on scientific quality and genuineness to the utmost.
The editorial board has to be always ready for announcing corrections, explanations, withdrawals and apologies when required.
International Standards for Peers
On accepting the call from the Journal for peer review, the peers have to comply with the international peer review standards. All the peers selected to the Journal are expected to voluntarily comply with the international standards set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (see https://publicationethics.org/ )
The peers have to keep the information relating the papers secret.
The peers have to present to the attention of the editorial board about each and every reason why a paper is rejected.
The peers have to review the papers scientifically.
The peers also have to review the papers objectively by criteria as originality, importance, appropriateness to their field of study.
In any case of dispute or conflict of interest, the peers have to inform the Journal about it.
Author or authors have to adhere to the ethical and legal standards.
The participants of a research are to be informed with below mentioned conditions:
The participants have to be informed that the study will be a research on them,
The participants have to be informed that the participation is voluntary; rejecting to be a participant or departing from the study at any time is not subject to fee or punishment,
The participants have to be informed about aim of the study and the procedure to be followed,
The participants have to be handed in contact information of the editor or the staff in order to get into touch when necessary,
The participants have to be informed beforehand about any potential risks or discomfort which may affect them when they agree to cooperate,
The participants attending the research have to be informed about the potential proximate benefits of participation (i.e. taking a copy of the whole or a part of the paper),
The participants have to be informed about how their anonymity will be maintained.