Publication Policy

Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS) policy prohibits an author from submitting the same manuscript for concurrent consideration by two or more publications.  It prohibits as well publication of any manuscript that has already been published either in whole or substantial part elsewhere. It also does not permit publication of manuscript that has been published in full in Proceedings.

 

Code of Ethics

The Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS) takes seriously the responsibility of all of its journal publications to reflect the highest in publication ethics. Thus the journal and journal editors are expected to abide by the Journal’s codes of ethics.

 

Originality

The author must ensure that when a manuscript is submitted to Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS), the manuscript must be an original work. The Author should check the manuscript for any possible plagiarism using any program such as Turnitin or any other software before submitting the manuscripts to the Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS) editorial office of the journal division. The range of acceptable similarity range is about 40% of manuscript will be rejected, 30-40% accepted and 30% resubmit. Furthermore, the Guest Editor must submit the full reports of the originality check for each manuscript to the Chief Executive Editor to substantiate the acceptable similarity index range.

 

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

An ISSN is an 8-digit code used to identify periodicals such as journals of all kinds and on all media–print and electronic. Thus, Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS) has ISSN

Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS): ISSN 2077-9798 (Print).

 

Peer-Review Policy

Manuscripts submitted to Kufa Journal for Veterinary Medical Sciences (KJVS) will go through a double-blind peer-review process. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two independent peer reviewers who are experts in their fields in order to ensure an unbiased evaluation process. The editorial board will invite an external and independent editor to manage the evaluation processes of manuscripts submitted by editors or by the editorial board members of the journal. The Editor in Chief is the final authority in the decision-making process for all submissions.

Lag Time

A decision on acceptance or rejection of a manuscript is reached in one week. The elapsed time from submission to accepted for the articles averages of one month.