Observance of the Deontological Norms
The works published by “Vasile Goldiș” University Press always observed the applicable provisions and did not violate the norms of professional deontology and ethics.
The Authors of “Vasile Goldiș” University Press Publishing House
Being an academic publishing house, “Vasile Goldiș” University Press mainly addresses to the academic teaching staff, but authors outside the University also approached the Publishing House. For instance, one of the coordinators of the specialised collection Slaviciana is not affiliated to the University.
The received manuscripts are submitted to thorough review process. In a first stage, the manuscripts are evaluated by the Publishing House scientific manager. If the scientific manager thinks that a manuscript meets the requirements for the second stage of evaluation, the manuscript is sent after being anonymised to two expert reviewers. The reviewers assess the quality of the manuscripts, drafting scientific reports certifying for the contribution of the respective works to the related field of research. Each report has attached an evaluation sheet specifying the following: originality, methodological considerations, contribution in the development of the research in the respective field. Besides this evaluation sheet, the reviewers provide suggestions for improving the scientific level of the paper, make propositions to review some passages of the paper, and, in the end, they approve or reject the paper.