Principles of Transparency

 
COPE is a forum for editors and publishers of peer reviewed journals to discuss all aspects of publication ethics. COPE provides advice to editors and publishers on all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. As a new peer reviewed journal Engineering International is practicing to be transparent as the authors in particular may be able to judge the legitimacy of this journal. COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing, practices by Engineering International are shown below.
 

Peer review process

Peer review is defined as obtaining advice on individual manuscripts from reviewers expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff. This process, as well as any policies related to this journal’s peer review procedures, is clearly described in the journal’s Web site. 
 

Governing Body

This Journal has editorial board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. The full names and affiliations of the journal’s editors is clearly shown in the Editorial Board page. 
 

Editorial office contact information

Full names and affiliations of the editors are written in the journal’s Editorial Board Page as well as contact information for the editorial office is written in the Contact page.​​​
 

Author fees

Fees and charges that are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing materials in this journal is clearly stated in the Fees page for our potential authors to find prior to submitting their manuscripts.
 

Copyright

Copyright and licensing information is clearly described in the journal’s OJS Archives, and licensing terms is indicated on all published articles, both Web URL and PDFs.
 

Identification and dealing with allegations 

Managing Editor's office shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others.
 

Ownership and management

Engineering International is patronized and published by Asian Business Consortium (ABC). ABC is a self supporting and not for profit organization and does not receive funding from any institution/government. 
 

Web site

​Engineering International Web site demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards. It does not contain any misleading information, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher’s site.
 

Name of journal

The Journal name 'Engineering International' is unique and not be one that is easily confused with another journal. This journal have ISSN (online) from ISSN International Centre, 45 rue de Turbigo, 75003 Paris, France & included in the Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources.​ Abbreviated key title from ISSN is: Eng. int. (Dhaka)​
 

Conflicts of interest

This journal have clear policies on handling potential conflicts of interest of editors, authors, and reviewers and the policies is clearly stated here.
 

Access

It is Open Access journal and full accessible for free on the Internet. We guarantee that no university library or individual reader will ever have to buy a subscription or pay any pay-per-view fees to access articles in the electronic version of the journal. 
 

Revenue sources

Business models or revenue sources (eg, author fees) is clearly stated is the Fees page. 
 

Advertising

As the ideal media for engineering information exchange and as a new journal, right now this journal does not accept advertising and sponsorship for its website.
 

Publishing schedule

Engineering International is published 2 issues a year. ​The periodicity at which a journal publishes is clearly indicated here.
 

Archiving

Journal’s plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event this is no longer published is clearly indicated here.
 

Direct marketing

Direct marketing activities, including call for paper, announcement of article publication that are conducted on behalf of the journal, is appropriate, well targeted, and unobtrusive. We dispense email to only our Google Group members and Ready Graph members.