Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement of Gdański Rocznik Ewangelicki (GRE):
1. Editorial Board - Gdański Rocznik Ewangelicki has editorial boards whose members are recognized experts in the field of History, theology and Social Science. The full names and affiliations of the members are provided on our Web site (http://gre.luteranie.pl/rada). - Journal provides contact information for the editorial office on the journal’s Web site. (email@example.com).
2. Authors and Authors responsibilities - There are no any fees or charges required for manuscript processing. - Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process. - All authors have significantly contributed to the research. - All authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes. - All authors are obliged to provide list of references and financial support. - It is forbidden to publish the same research in more than one journal.
3. Peer-review process - All of a journal’s content should be subjected to peer-review with exception of Talks and Chronicle of the Life in the Gdansk Parish. - Peer-review is defined as obtaining advice on individual manuscripts from 2 reviewers’ expert in the field. - The Process is clearly described on our Web site. - Judgments should be objective. - Reviewers should have no conflict of interest. - Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited. - Reviewed articles are treated confidentially. We use a procedure of double-blind-review.
4. Publication ethics - Publishers and editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred. - In no case shall a journal or its editors encourage such misconduct, or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place. - In the event that a journal’s publisher or editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct the publisher or editor shall deal with allegations appropriately. - The journal has guidelines for retracting or correcting articles when needed. - Publishers and editors should always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
5. Copyright and Access - Copyright and licensing information are clearly described on the GRE Web site: The Copyright belongs to the Author of the article or Review. - The articles are available to readers in printed version of GRE as well as on Website.
6. Archiving - GRE backups and preserves access to the journal content in the event a journal is no longer published: It will be providing by the Office of the Lutheran Parish in Gdansk.
Further principles of transparency and best practice:
7. Ownership and management - Information about the ownership and management of a GRE journal is clearly indicated on the journal’s Web site (main Site). - Publishers shall not use organizational names that would mislead potential authors and editors about the nature of the journal’s owner.
8. Web site - A journal’s Web site, including the text that it contains demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards.
9. Publishing schedule - WE do not provide any serial publications.
10. Name of journal The Journal name: Gdański Rocznik Ewangelicki — Gdansk Evangelical Yearbook, abbreviation: GRE is unique and is not to confused with another journal or that might mislead potential authors and readers about the Journal’s origin or association with other journals.