Research Ethics
Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this clause is to ensure the ethical standards of papers contributed to The Journal of Aesthetics and Science of Art (hereinafter the “Journal”) published by the Korean Society of Aesthetics and Science of Art (hereinafter the “Society”).
Article 2 (Responsibility and Obligation of the Society)
The Society shall inform scholars who contribute to the Journal of this clause and verify the ethical standards of contributed papers pursuant to this clause..
Article 3 (Responsibility and Obligation of Scholars)
1. Scholars who contribute to the Journal must be well-acquainted with this clause, contribute only papers that observe the relevant ethical standards, actively cooperate with the procedures and requests necessary to verify the research ethics of the papers, and accept the outcomes of the verification in the absence of justifiable reasons.
2. Scholars must examine similarities between their own papers and those published by other scholars by using the research paper integrity detection service offered by the Korea Citation Index (KCI) and review the outcomes before following the submission procedure.
Article 4 (Scope of Research Misconduct)
Any of the following offenses shall be deemed research misconduct (hereinafter “Misconduct”).
1. Falsification: The act of distorting the content and outcome of research by falsifying the existing research data, outcomes, etc.
2. Plagiarism: The act of taking someone else’s ideas, research content, etc. without due approval or citation
3. Dual publication: The act of reusing the content of another paper the author has already published without citation
4. Unjust authorship: The act of granting authorship to a person who has not contributed to the research or failing to acknowledge authorship of a person who has participated in the research
Article 5 (Research Ethics Committee)
A committee to ensure research ethics (hereinafter the “Committee”) shall be operated on a permanent basis and be organized as follows:
1. President: The Vice President of the Society shall serve as President of the Committee.
2. Members: The President of the Committee shall select five Committee members among the Society’s executive board and editorial members.
3. Secretaries: The Secretary of General Affairs and Secretary of Academic Affairs of the Society shall serve as secretaries of the Committee.
Article 6 (Disclosure of Investigative Records and Information)
1. The Society shall keep all investigative records for five years.
2. An investigative report and the list of examiners may be released only after the judgement process has ended.
3. The list of examiners, witnesses, testifiers, advisors, and other relevant parties may be kept private to protect them from potentially unfair treatment.
(Article 7 and below omitted)