Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing
Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery strives to adhere to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing which could be found in the DOAJ Web site completely , for details please check here.
Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery has established a guideline for editorial independence as delineated below. The guideline generally follows that created by the World Association of Medical Editors.
1. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery is operated by eJManager LLC, which is publishing organization.
2. The General Chief Editor is responsible for independent leadership of Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery editorial operations. The General Publishing Editor reports to the Editor-in-Chief for all editorial matters.
3. Each individual Journal of eJManager LLC has one or more Editor-in-Chief. These Editors-in-Chief each have their own boards.
4. The Editor-in-Chief has full authority over the content of Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery and its related offerings. This includes summaries and comments on recent medical advances, opinions, blogs and news.
5. Content-related decisions are based on quality, importance, and value to the users of Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery. Contributing authors, editors, Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery staff are free to express responsible positions – even if these views are not in agreement with interests, policies or published research, editorial or commentary of eJManager LLC.
6. Each eJManager LLC journal has editorial operations that are completely separate and independent.
7. Any packaging or combined offering of eJManager LLC Journals does not affect the independence of editorial decision-making.
8. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery actively seeks input regarding editorial matters from the physician Editors-in-Chief in an advisory capacity, as well as from the other editorial board members, internal editorial staff, and readers.
9. Editors-in-Chief of Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery is empowered to create content and commentary free of commercial and organizational influence. All authors and editors operate without conflict of interest and all potential conflicts are disclosed (please also see Conflict of Interest Policy).