Research and Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

IDA: International Design and Art Journal applies scientific publication ethics to the highest standards and considers the recommendations and guidelines developed by COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics). Manuscripts that do not comply with these standards will not be published in the journal.

Manuscripts submitted to the journal go through a double-blind peer-review process by being reviewed by an editor and at least two reviewers. Article submitted for publication in the IDA: International Design and Art Journal should not be published elsewhere or waiting in line for publication.


Author’s Responsibilities

Reporting Standards: Authors should provide an accurate description of the work done and an objective discussion of its significance. An article should contain the necessary details and references to allow citation.

Originality: Authors should ensure that the submitted work is original, and if authors have used other works, it should be properly cited. All sources used in the study should be specified. Plagiarism constitutes any unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention: Authors may be required to provide raw data in connection with an article for editorial review, and data must be stored for a reasonable period of time after publication.

Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication: The submitted article should not be published elsewhere or waiting in line for publication. Submitting the same study to more than one journal at the same time is considered unethical behavior.

Authorship of the Paper: Authorship should be limited to those who have made significant contributions to the work. All contributors must be listed as co-authors. The corresponding author ensures that all contributing authors are included in the author list.

Conflicts of Interest: All manuscripts must contain a statement explaining financial or other financial conflicts of interest that could be interpreted to affect their results or interpretation. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.


Reviewer’s Responsibilities

Contribution to editorial decisions: The reviewers assist the editor and the editorial board in the evaluation process, editorial decisions.

Promptness: Any selected reviewer who is not qualified to review the research or is written in a paper or knows that immediate review will be impossible should notify the editor and not be involved in the review process.

Confidentiality: Reviewers should keep the information or ideas obtained in the evaluation confidential.

Conflicts of Interest: Reviewers should not have any conflict of interest. Unpublished material described in a submitted article may not be used in reviewers' research.

Objectivity Standards: The reviewers evaluate the articles irrespective of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship or political philosophies. Evaluations should be done objectively. Referees should express their opinions with supporting documents.

References: Reviewers should identify cases where the published work cited in the article is not cited in the reference section. It is obliged to report any significant similarity or overlap with previously published articles.


Editor Responsibilities

Publication Decisions: It is the editor's responsibility to decide which articles will be published in the journal. The editor evaluates the articles irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, citizenship or political philosophies. The decision to be taken should be based on the accuracy, validity, and importance of the article and the appropriateness of the scope of the journal. Current legal requirements regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism should also be considered.

Confidentiality: Editors ensure that all information about the submitted manuscript is kept confidential until it is published. Authors should not allow any conflict of interest or competition between editors and reviewers.

Conflicts of Interest: Unpublished material described in a submitted article may not be used in editors' research.



IDA: International Design and Art Journal follows the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) for retraction.

An article may be retracted when the integrity of the published work is significantly damaged due to errors in the conduct, analysis, and/or reporting of the work. Violation of publication or research ethics may also result in a study’s retraction. The original article is marked as retracted but can still be available on the journal’s website for future reference. However, retracted articles should not be cited and used for further research. The Retraction notice is also published in the current issue of the journal. For the sake of transparency, when changes are made to the original article, the original article is corrected and is directionally linked to the published amendment notice. When it is not possible to correct the original article, it will contain links to the published change notice.