General duties and responsibilities of Editors for Current Chemistry Letters


In Growing Science Journals we adopt the COPE guidelines on publication ethics.

In Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, editor-in-chief and editorial boards are held responsible for all published materials in their journals. They do their best

• to meet the necessary requirements of readers and authors;
• for continues improvement on the journal’s materials;
• to make sure about the quality of published materials;
• to ensure about freedom of expression;
• to keep the integrity of all academic record;
• to include all business requirements from compromising intellectual standards;
• and to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when they are necessary.


Relations with readers

Readers are always informed about the people who funded research and on the role of any funders in the research.


Relations with authors

In Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, editors are held responsible to take any necessary actions to make sure the quality of published materials, recognizing that journals and sections within journals will have various objectives and standards.

All Growing Science Editors’ decisions to accept or reject any paper for publication are solely based on the paper’s importance, originality, and clarity, and the research’s relevance to the remit of the journal.

A description of peer review processes are published, and editors also constantly justify any important deviation from the described processes.

All Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters have a declared mechanism for authors to appeal against Editorial decisions and they could ask editors to reconsider their decision by providing necessary facts and reasons.

In all Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, all editors publish guidance to authors on everything, which is expected. This guidance are also regularly updated.

Editors do not reverse decisions to accept submissions unless serious problems are detected with the submission. In Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, our new editors do not have the permission to overturn decisions to publish submissions made by the previous editor unless serious problems are determined.

Relations with reviewers

In Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, editors are responsible to publish guidance to reviewers on everything, which is expected. This guidance are regularly updated and all interested parties are referred or related links.


In Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, editors have appropriate systems to make sure that peer reviewers’ identities are protected.


The peer-review process

In all Growing Science journals including Current Chemistry Letters, editors have the access to appropriate systems to make sure that material submitted to their journal are kept confidential while they are under review process.

Complaints

In Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, Editors follow the procedure set out in the COPE flowchart. All editors respond to complaints quickly and make sure there is a way for dissatisfied complainants to take complaints further by sending an email to editor-in-chief of the journal. This mechanism are made clear in the Journal and include information on how to refer unresolved matters to COPE.


Encouraging debate

In all Growing Science Journals including Current Chemistry Letters, cogent criticisms of published works are welcome for publication unless editors have convincing reasons on why they are not entitled for publication. Authors of criticized material are also given the opportunity to respond.

Consent for publication of individual patient data

For all papers, which include details, images, or videos associated with individual participants, written informed consent for the publication of these need to be collected from the participants (or their parent or legal guardian for the case of children under 16) and a statement to this impact need to appear in the manuscript. Consent form have to be made available to Editors upon request, and will be considered, confidentially. In cases where images are completely unidentifiable and there are no details on individuals reported within the manuscript, consent for publication of images may not be requested. The final decision on whether consent to publish is required depends on the Editor.