Publication Ethics

The ethical policy of JAST is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with the Committee of JAST's Editorial Board codes of conduct. Readers, authors, reviewers, and editors should follow these ethical policies once working with JAST. The ethical policy of JAST is liable to determine which of the typical research papers or articles submitted to the journal should be published in the concerned issue.


  1)  A copyright release and conflict of interest disclosure form must be signed by the corresponding author in case of multiple authorships, prior to the acceptation of the manuscript, by all authors, for publication to be legally responsible towards the Journal ethics and privacy policy.
 2)   Under open access license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content but allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited properly.
  3)  Journals made clear the type of copyright under which authors' work will be published.  Upon acceptance of the manuscript, authors will be asked to complete a 'Journal Publishing Agreement'