Publication Ethics

Ethics & Publication Malpractice

These guidelines are consistent with the COPE Principles of Transparency, Best Practice Guidelines, and the COPE Code of Conduct (https://publicationethics.org). 

We encourage the best standards of publication ethics and take all possible principles of transparency and measures against publication malpractices. The publisher plays its role of guardianship over all processes of publishing seriously, and we perform our ethical and other tasks. 

 Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Peer Review Process

Publication Frequency

Open Access Policy

Archiving

Plagiarism Issues

Editors' responsibilities

Reviewers' responsibilities

Authors' responsibilities

Ownership and management

Publishing schedule

Publisher responsibilities

Procedures for dealing with unethical behaviour

Ethical Statement

Copyright Notice

Focus and Scope

 The Asian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AJoEEE), published biannually in March and September, is a peer-reviewed open-access journal of Alamiblio Publishers.

The Asian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering publishes original research findings as regular papers, review papers, short communications, and technical notes. The Journal provides a platform for Engineers, Researchers, Academicians, and Practitioners who are highly motivated to contribute to the Engineering disciplines and Applied Sciences. It also welcomes contributions that address solutions to the specific challenges of the developing world and address science and technology issues from an Islamic and multidisciplinary perspective.

The AJoEEE is committed to meeting and upholding ethical behavior standards at all stages of the publication process. A summary of our expectations of editors, peer-reviewers, and authors is stated below:

 

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Peer Review Process

The journal uses a blind peer-review system; the reviewers know the authors’ identities, but the reviewer’s identity remains anonymous to the authors. The paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts; one external reviewer and one journal editor are typically involved in reviewing a submission. More....

 

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Publication Frequency

The Asian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AJoEEE) is published twice yearly - in March and September.

 

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Open Access Policy

Asian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AJoEEE) is an Open Access journal. All articles published with open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy, distribute, and be Non-commercial. More information about our Open Access policy can be found on our copyright page

 

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Archiving

All of AlamBiblio Publisher’s content is archived in the National Library of Malaysia (Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia), which provides permanent archiving for scholarly journals, as required by the publication laws in Malaysia.    More...

 

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Plagiarism Issues

The manuscript must represent the original work by the Author(s). Any copyright should cover none of the material; if copyrighted material exceeding approximately 100 words from a journal article or about 500 words from a book is used, the Author has obtained written permission for its use. Further, this work should not infringe any intellectual property rights/secrecy laws of any person/organization/government/public or private agency, nor should it contain any defamatory matter.

AlamBiblio Publishers is not responsible for verifying copyright permissions provided by the Author. Any breach of copyright laws will result in retracting the published article/material and reporting to relevant authorities at the Author's institutions.

 

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Editors' responsibilities

 To act in an objective, balanced, and fair way while carrying out expected duties, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, religious or political beliefs, ethnic or geographical origin of the authors.

  • To avoid any commercial influence and conflicts of interest for all submissions and evaluate them solely on academic and scientific merit.
  • To address complaints of any nature and follow reasonable procedures according to the Journal's policies.
  • To give authors a full opportunity to respond to complaints.
  • To investigate a complaint regardless of the approval date of publication of an article.
  • To document, compile, and file all complaints. 
 

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Reviewers' responsibilities

  • To review the manuscript objectively and timely, inform the editor of a suitable decision, and uphold the quality of articles published in the Journal.
  • To maintain strict confidentiality of any information supplied to the reviewer in the review process by the editor or Author and ensure that the manuscript is for the reviewer's eyes only and no copies are transmitted or kept.
  • To inform the editor of suspected plagiarism or absence of relevant published work which has not been cited. To avoid any potential conflicts of interest between the Author and the reviewer and inform the editor of all developments.
 

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Authors' responsibilities

  • To ensure that they contributed significantly to the research, they cited all related references and acknowledged financial support from funding agencies.
  • To maintain accurate records of data associated with their submitted manuscript and supply or provide access to these data on reasonable request.
  • To confirm that the submitted manuscript is not under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere.
  • To acknowledge and cite sources whose contents overlap in the submitted paper.
  • To provide the editor with a copy of any submitted manuscript(s) that might contain similar, closely related, or overlapping content.
  • To ensure that any studies involving human or animal subjects conform to national, local, and institutional laws and requirements.
  • To confirm that approval has been sought and obtained where appropriate, obtain written permission from human subjects, and respect their privacy.
  • To declare any potential conflicts of interest.
  • To promptly inform the journal editor or publisher if a significant error in their publication is detected and submit an erratum, addendum, or corrigendum notice, to be published or retract the paper altogether if it is necessary.
 

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Ownership and management

AlamBiblio Publishers owns and manages the Journal through the AlamBiblio Publishers and a team of Editors.

 

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Publishing schedule

The Asian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is published twice a year, in March and September.

 

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Publisher responsibilities

The AlamBiblio Publishers will help maintain good practices according to the above standards.

 

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Procedures for dealing with unethical behaviour

 Identification of unethical behaviour

  • If any misconduct or unethical behaviour is reported to the editor or publisher at any time. The information and identity of the complainant shall be treated with strict confidentiality.
  • In case of any misconduct or unethical behavior report, sufficient information and evidence should be provided for an investigation. All allegations shall be taken seriously and treated fairly.

Investigation

  • The editor shall make an initial decision. He may consult with or seek advice from the publisher/editorial board if appropriate.
  • Evidence shall be gathered while maintaining the strictest confidentiality at all times.

Minor breaches

  • Minor misconduct might be dealt with appropriately by the editor himself. The Author shall be given the opportunity to respond to any allegations.

Serious breaches

  • In case of serious misconduct, the editor, in consultation with the publisher/editorial board/experts, should make a decision on a suitable action, depending on the severity of the offence.

Outcomes (in increasing order of severity, to be applied separately or together)

  • Informing or educating the Author or reviewer in case of a misunderstanding of acceptable standards.
  • A warning letter be issued to the Author or reviewer found culpable of the misconduct.
  • Publication of a formal notice with details of the misconduct.
  • Publication of an editorial with details of the misconduct.
  • A formal letter to the head of the Author's or reviewer's employers or funding agency.
  • Formal retraction or withdrawal of a publication from the Journal, including informing, Abstracting & Indexing services, and the publication's readership.
  • Barring on contributions from an author or reviewer for a defined period.
  • Reporting the case and outcome to a professional organization / higher authority for further investigation and action.
 

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Ethical Statement

  • The manuscript must represent the original work by the Author (s). Any copyright should cover none of the material; if copyrighted material exceeding approximately 100 words from a journal article or approximately 500 words from a book is used, the Author has obtained written permission for its use. Further, this work should not infringe any intellectual property rights/secrecy laws of any person/organization/government/public or private agency, nor should it contain any defamatory matter.
  • AlamBiblio Publishers is not responsible for verifying copyright permissions provided by the Author. Any breach of copyright laws will result in the retraction of the published article/material as well as reporting to relevant authorities at the authors' institutions.
 

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 Copyright Notice

  •  Consent to publish: The Author(s) agree to publish their articles with AlamBiblio Publishers.
  •  Declaration: The Author(s) declare that the article has not been published before in any form, that it is not concurrently submitted to another publication, and that it does not infringe on anyone's copyright. The Author (s) holds the AlamBiblio Publishers and Editors of the Journal harmless against all copyright claims.
  •  Transfer of copyright: The Author(s) hereby agree to transfer the article's copyright to AlamBiblio Publishers, which shall have the non-exclusive and unlimited right to publish the article in any form, including in electronic media. For the article with more than one Author, the corresponding Author confirms that he/she is authorized by his/her co-author(s) to grant this copyright transfer.
  • Asian Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering follows the open access policy: All articles published with open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy, distribute, and be Non-commercial.
 

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