WASD undertakes all its publishing activities very seriously adhering to the top quality standards, procedures and ethics. WASD always with integrity, honesty and transparency with all our stakeholders including our authors. WASD is fully committed to all the research and publishing guidelines and flowcharts included in the CODE OF CONDUCT AND BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR JOURNAL EDITORS of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and our Founding Editor-in-Chief (Prof. Allam Ahmed) is a member of COPE. All submission should follow our Publishing Ethics Policy before submitting any manuscripts to our Journals/Books.
We assign DOIs to all accepted papers and chapters and we ensure all published papers are available FREE of charge (without passwords) to all people across the world particularly those in poor developing countries.
All our publications are either published in-house or in partnerships with international publishers and therefore, WASD is also fulling committed to various publishing ethics procedures and guidelines set-up by all our publishing partners: Emerald Publishing Research and Publishing Ethics; Palgrave Macmillan Ethics Policy; Routledge Taylor and Francis (including Greenleaf Publishing) Editorial Policies; Inderscience Publishers Ethical Guidelines for Authors; and Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) of the United Nations System Standards and Procedures.
We also refer (when necessary) as additional resources to the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Consolidated Standards pf Reporting Trials (CONSORT) and Sense about Science.
Peer Review Process
Misconduct and Plagiarism Check
Copyright and Licensing