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Anales Galdosianos and its editorial board adhere to a code of ethics based on the guidelines published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) that have been adapted to the particular aims of this journal.

Responsibilities of the General Editor and the Assistant Editors

The General Editor and the Assistant Editors shall:

  1. Assign prospective articles to members of the Editorial Board who are best suited to evaluate the particular subject or theoretical approach of the essay in question. Editors may also ask specialists not on the editorial board to evaluate articles in their respective fields, if deemed necessary.

  2. Maintain the anonymity of authors and evaluators throughout the review process.

  3. Follow the recommendations of the reader reports provided by two essay evaluators. In the case of conflicting reader reports, the General Editor may either obtain a report from a third evaluator or make a final decision as whether to accept or reject a manuscript.

  4. In collaboration with authors, eliminate typographical, grammatical, formatting or content errors to ensure that each article published is of the highest quality and clarity.

  5. Avoid potential conflicts of interest that could otherwise arise between authors, editors and evaluators.

  6. Respect the freedom of expression of authors.

  7. Reject and eliminate sexist and racist words or expressions.

  8. Provide accepted authors with a publication contract that specifies the journal’s copyright terms.

  9. Publish corrections and retractions when an error has been committed.

  10. Refrain from disseminating article content before publication without the express permission of the author.

  11. Respond to instances of plagiarism and other inappropriate conduct with alacrity and resolve. Authors committing plagiarism shall not be published in Anales Galdosianos.

Responsibilities of the Book Review Editor

The book review editor shall:

  1. Select a reviewer who has demonstrated competence in the book’s field.

  2. In collaboration with reviewers, eliminate typographical, grammatical, formatting or content errors to ensure that each review published is of the highest quality and clarity.

  3. Avoid possible conflicts of interest.

  4. Respect the opinions and value judgments of the reviewer.

  5. Reject and eliminate sexist and racist words or expressions.

  6. Publish corrections and retractions when an error has been committed.

  7. Provide reviewers with a publication contract that specifies the journal’s copyright terms.

  8. Refrain from disseminating the review’s content before publication without the express permission of the author.

Author responsibilities

The authors of articles and book reviews submitted to Anales Galdosianos shall:

  1. Submit unpublished, original work that is not under consideration elsewhere.

  2. Endeavor to uphold the highest standards of academic rigor.

  3. Not commit plagiarism.

  4. Follow the standards and rules outlined in the author guidelines.

  5. Where necessary, disclose sources of project funding.

  6. Collaborate with editors in the revision of final proofs.

  7. Comply with the final decision of the General Editor provided that correct editorial procedures have been followed.

  8. Sign a contract agreeing to the copyright terms of the journal.

  9. Publish corrections and retractions when an error has been committed.

Responsibilities of Evaluators

Individuals who evaluate prospective articles for Anales Galdosianos shall:

  1. Maintain the confidentiality of reader reports and avoid including information that might compromise the anonymity of the report and/or reveal the evaluator’s identity.

  2. Comply with and complete the standardized reader report that will be distributed to each evaluator.

  3. Avoid the use of subjective criteria in the evaluation process.

  4. Never appropriate the content of an unpublished manuscript for one’s own research or other personal gain.

  5. Adhere to evaluation deadlines established by the General Editor.


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