The Editors of „Tematy z Szewskiej”, concerned with the scientific validity and reliability, keep the selection of submitted articles according to the principles of ghostwriting and guest authorship.
The Author of submitted article is required to provide a transparent, honest and clear statement about being individual and direct contributor to the paper. In case of a collaboration work, the Author is required to reveal the role of collaborators, either by including collaborator(s) as a co-Author(s) of the article, or by explaining and introducing the role of collaborator(s) in the first note on the bottom of a page.
In case, if the article is a result of a collaborative work within particular research project, the Author is required to reveal full information about the financial source of the project, the role of scientific institutions and organization, NGOs, or other subjects (financial disclosure).
The Author of submitted article is required to sign an intellectual property transfer agreement, which includes the paragraphs on ghostwriting and guest authorship. The agreement will be sent to the Author after the selection of all submitted articles. The intellectual property transfer agreement is simultaneously a legal base that enables the article to be published in “Tematy z Szewskiej”.
The Editors will disclose, document and notify the proper institutions and scientific milieu about all the infringement.