Allegation of Misconduct

JEBV is of the opinion that institutions and journals should promote best practices among researchers, authors, reviewers, and editors. To maintain the integrity and deal with misconduct allegations, the editor can be contacted at The editor is responsible for investigating cases of misconduct by researchers and for finding misconduct that could affect the reliability or attribution of published work (e.g. fabrication or plagiarism). Where possible, the evidence could be provided to support allegations of misconduct or questionable practices (e.g. copies of overlapping publications, evidence of plagiarism). Retractions or corrections are issued when provided with findings of misconduct arising from appropriate investigations. Hence, it is advised that the authors and reviewers should read the guidelines provided on the journal’s website and must be remained strictly adhere to all aspects of publication ethics.