Statement of Malpractice

The statement stipulates the ethical behavior of the parties involved in the publication of articles in the journal (see: "Ethics"). This statement is based on the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and takes into consideration the interests of the founders.

The publication of the journal is carried out on the basis of the Publishing House: Scholarly-Methodical Center “Innovation Art Studies”

The order of submission of the authors’ manuscripts to the editors takes into account the established quota. The territorial location of the editorial board does not affect the decision of publishing.

Examination of manuscripts by authors affiliated with the founding institutions are reviewed in the first place. The authors not representing any of the cofounders shall be published in the order in which their articles are submitted on the general terms.
The cofounders shall not interfere with the professional activities of the journal except for cases stipulated by the current legislation of the Russian Federation.

When making the decision regarding publication, the editorial board and the editor-in-chief shall be guided by the scholarly significance of the examined work, the quality of the exposition of the material, as well as the correspondence of the article to the scholarly specialization, style, format and profile of the Journal.

The editorial board ensures that the information or ideas received in the process of editing and reviewing shall remain confidential and shall not be used for commercial purposes.

Materials from unpublished manuscripts shall not be used and shall not be disseminated to a third party without prior written consent of the author.
For more information about the ethical norms and rules for reviewers and authors see the sections: "Ethics", "Peer Review Process", "Author Guidelines", "Plagiarism and Tactics of Editorial Board".

All the articles not complying with these standards shall not be published, if malpractices are proven to take place. Abuse of power by associates of the editorial board against the interests of the journal, if the act is committed due to mercenary or other personal interest and entails a substantial violation of the rights and legitimate interests of all participants of editorial and publishing process, violates the Federal Law of the Russian Federation.