Ethical Guidelines

Pinnacle Journal Publication publishes original research papers in all academic disciplines. Every submitted paper is peer reviewed for compliance with the editorial and scientific guidelines of Pinnacle journal Publication, as described below.

Read the following sections to be sure that your paper complies with the publication rules.


Submitted papers must be original. Pinnacle Journal Publication may scan papers for plagiarism and other types of copyright violation.

Cite all authors and papers from which you quote in your paper.

Concurrent submissions

If you have already submitted the paper to other journals, please, submit the paper to the Pinnacle Journal Publication only after receiving a final decision of refusal from the other journals. Do not submit papers concurrently under evaluation by other journals.

Do not submit to other journals papers under evaluation by Pinnacle Journal Publication. Wait for 30 days from submission date or for a note of refusal, whichever happens first, to be sure that Pinnacle Journal Publication has actually refused the work.

If the paper is accepted, although not forbidden, there is no additional need for publication in other journals. Pinnacle Journal Publication provides the necessary coding for the article to be indexed as a scientific citable paper, including journal name according to the chosen field under which the paper is published, for example, Pinnacle Sociology, DOI persistent URL and so on.


Authorship means substantial contribution for the described research or overall intellectual planning and guidance of the work.

Side collaborators must be informed as such, not as authors. Ghost, gift or guest authors are not permitted and may lead to refusal or retraction of the paper when uncovered.


Do not submit names or pictures of third-party participants without their formal authorization. Do not include content whose copyright is owned by others without their formal authorization. The corresponding author must obtain and archive all documentation related to third-party authorizations.

Veracity of data

Ensure that all described data is properly documented, safely and perpetually stored. Although this is not standard process, Pinnacle Journal Publication may request additional information on the data documentation prior to the final decision of publication.

Fraudulent data may be revealed by the open review process and might even be pursued.

Funding sources and conflicts of interest

Authors should fully disclose all funding sources of the research and relevant conflicts of interest.


Pinnacle Journal Publication does not publish works based on any form of discrimination against humans neither papers containing statements that may lead to or suggest any form of discrimination or violence.

Ethical Principles

Every potential ethical problem of the research must be addressed in the text.

Pinnacle Journal Publication requires compliance with main universal ethical principles and ethical guidelines for scientific research.

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