Publications ethics statement
For all parties involved in the act of publishing (the authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, and the publisher) it is necessary to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior. The ethics statement for the Great Lakes Herald are based on Vision and Mission of the institute.
Duties of Authors:
Authorship of the paper: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
Acknowledgement of sources: Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.
Originality and plagiarism: The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.