Ethics & Policies

Our journal is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in publishing and expects all authors, reviewers, and editors to adhere to these principles.

Lampyrid Journal takes a strong stance against plagiarism in all its forms. All submitted manuscripts will be checked for plagiarism using plagiarism detection software. If plagiarism is detected, the manuscript will be rejected and appropriate action will be taken.

Conflicts of Interest:
Authors, reviewers, and editors are expected to declare any conflicts of interest that may influence their work in relation to the manuscript being submitted or reviewed. This includes financial or personal relationships that may bias their judgment.

All authors listed on a manuscript must have made significant contributions to the research and writing of the manuscript. All authors must also agree to the final version of the manuscript and the order of authorship. The corresponding author is responsible for ensuring that all co-authors have reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript.

Data and Materials Availability:
Authors are expected to provide access to all data and materials used in their research, including any software or algorithms used in the analysis. Data and materials should be made available to readers upon publication of the article.

Animal and Human Subjects:
Authors conducting research on animal or human subjects are expected to follow ethical guidelines for their respective fields. This includes obtaining informed consent from human subjects, ensuring animal welfare, and obtaining approval from appropriate ethical review committees.

Copyright and Licensing:
Authors retain copyright of their work and may choose to publish their work under a Creative Commons license. By submitting their manuscript to Lampyrid Journal, authors grant the journal the right to publish and distribute their work.

Publication Ethics:
Lampyrid Journal is committed to ensuring the highest standards of publication ethics. Any concerns regarding publication ethics should be directed to the editor-in-chief.

We take our ethical responsibilities seriously and expect all authors, reviewers, and editors to do the same. By adhering to these principles, we can ensure that Lampyrid Journal remains a reputable and respected source of original research in biology.