Publication Ethics
PRIVACY POLICY and PUBLICATION ETHICS
Confluence of Knowledge: Multidisciplinary International Peer Reviewed Journal believes that the privacy of author(s) is protected. The Journal may change this policy from time to time or while updating the web page. The journal gathers the following information:
* Name of the author
* Institutional affiliation
* Contact Information including Email Address
* Education Qualification
* Occupation
The information is required for understanding the needs of users and to offer better services.
Confluence of Knowledge: Multidisciplinary International Peer Reviewed Journal is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF EDITORS
* The Chief Editor and Editors of the journal are responsible for selecting which research papers are accepted for publication after a double-blind peer-review process.
* The Chief Editor and Editors evaluate the paper(s) purely on the basis of academic content irrespective of race, gender, religious conviction, ethnicity, nationality, or political affiliation of authors.
* The Editors and Editorial Board should not reveal any information about the submitted papers to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, and publisher.
* Unpublished content of the submitted paper should not be used by anyone while handling the paper(s) for his or her own research.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF REVIEWERS
* Assist in the Peer Review process and making editorial decision through editorial communications with the author
* Help the author in improving the paper, wherever applicable
* If the reviewer is unable to undertake the job of reviewing, he/she shall promptly convey the same to the Chief Editor and Editors
* Confidentially handle the papers received for review.
* Review the paper rationally and empirically avoiding any favoritism and personal criticism.
* Try to ascertain whether the relevant published work used by the author has been referred/ cited/acknowledged
* Maintain the confidentially of the information or ideas achieved during the peer review process.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF AUTHORS
Authors of papers should:
* Present accurate information and original ideas. Supporting data should be represented precisely in the paper. A paper must have details of cited work/acknowledgment.
* Ensure that the content is entirely original, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, it must be suitably cited or quoted.
* Avoid submitting of same research paper to more than one journal simultaneously, which is unethical and unacceptable.
* Must acknowledge the work of others/ funding (if any) received for the research
* Research papers published or under review elsewhere will be canceled. Corresponding Author must ensure that all co-authors are appropriate.