Statement On Authorship Criteria
The statement on authorship criteria for Journal of Contemporary Poetics serves to define the qualifications and responsibilities of individuals eligible to be listed as authors in the journal's publications. This policy ensures transparency, fairness, and appropriate recognition of contributions in scholarly works.
2. Authorship Definition
An author, as defined by Journal of Contemporary Poetics, is an individual who has made significant intellectual contributions to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported research findings. Authorship also involves active involvement in drafting and critically revising the manuscript for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published.
3. Authorship Criteria
3.1. Substantial Contributions: To be considered an author, individuals must have contributed substantially to one or more of the following aspects of the research:
- Conception and design of the study.
- Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data.
- Drafting or critically revising the manuscript for important intellectual content.
3.2. Final Approval: All authors must provide final approval of the version of the manuscript to be published and agree to be accountable for the accuracy and integrity of the work.
3.3. Acknowledged Contributions: Individuals who have provided valuable contributions but do not meet the criteria for authorship should be acknowledged in the acknowledgments section of the manuscript.
3.4. Corresponding Author: Each published article will have a designated corresponding author who takes primary responsibility for communication with the journal during the submission, review, and publication process.
4. Authorship Order
4.1. Order of Authorship: The order of authors listed on the manuscript should be determined based on their relative contributions to the research and preparation of the manuscript.
4.2. Equal Contributions: In cases of equal contributions by two or more authors, these individuals may be listed as co-first authors or co-senior authors, as appropriate.
5. Changes in Authorship
5.1. Pre-Publication Changes: Any changes to the list of authors before the manuscript's acceptance must be agreed upon by all authors and communicated to the journal's editorial office.
5.2. Post-Publication Changes: Requests for changes in authorship after publication will be considered by the journal's editorial board. These requests will be evaluated in accordance with standard guidelines and industry best practices.
6. Authorship Disputes
6.1. Resolving Disputes: In cases of authorship disputes, the journal's editorial board will carefully investigate the matter and make decisions based on the documented contributions and adherence to the criteria outlined in this policy.
7. Compliance and Ethics
7.1. Ethical Considerations: Authors are expected to adhere to ethical guidelines, including proper citation of sources, avoidance of plagiarism, and disclosure of any conflicts of interest.
7.2. Compliance with Guidelines: Authors must ensure compliance with relevant ethical and publication guidelines, such as those established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Journal of Contemporary Poetics is committed to upholding the integrity of authorship in scholarly publications. By following this authorship policy, the journal aims to recognize and credit individuals who have contributed significantly to the research and development of knowledge in their respective fields.