Review and publishing process

  1. Author(s) send(s) a manuscript to the editorial office of the journal in accordance with the Rules for sending articles.

  2. Editorial office reserves the right to reject manuscript without review, which do not correspond to the journal's subjects or is framed in violation of the rules.

  3. Editorial office of the journal, within three days after the receiving of the manuscript, transmits the materials to the executive secretary for appointment of reviewers.

  4. Reviewers are recognized experts who have a scientific degree: candidate or doctor of science or Ph.D. degree; as well as having in the past three years publications on the subject of the article being reviewed.

  5. Reviewers may be members of the Editorial Board or specialists - Candidates of Science / Doctors of Sciences (or holders of academic degrees obtained in a foreign country that have made a significant contribution to the development of the relevant field of knowledge) from among scientific, scientific and pedagogical workers in the relevant branches of science.

  6. Reviewers who work in the same organization where the work is done is not involved in the review process.

  7. The executive secretary selects the reviewers within seven days and within three days passes the manuscript to the reviewers.

  8. Manuscript published in the journal are subjected to a procedure of double-blind peer review.

  9. Reviewers are required to use review journal instructions and ethical guidelines for reviewers.

  10. Reviewers are notified that the manuscripts sent to them relate to information that is not disclosed.

  11. Reviewers submits a review to the editorial office for three weeks.

  12. Review is conducted confidentially. 

  13. Review should state:
    - compliance of the content of the manuscript with its title;
    - the relevance and degree of novelty of the study;
    - compliance of the article with the journal manuscript template;
    - a detailed description of the merits and demerits of the manuscript;
    - conclusion about the expediency of publication of the manuscript.

  14. Editor-in-chief is responsible for the quality and the timeliness of reviews.

  15. Editorial office by e-mail informs the corresponding author of the results of the review.

  16. If there is a need to revision of the manuscript and it denoted in review, manuscript with the reviews and instructions for the author are sent to the author for revision. The name of the reviewer can be communicated to the author only with the written consent of the reviewer.

  17. Authors should take into account all comments made during the review and revise its manuscript, and write an answer for each of the comments. In case of disagreement with the reviewer, the author should briefly and clearly substantiate his position. After the revision, the manuscript is sent for second round of review and the editorial board takes the final decision on the possibility of its publication.

  18. The manuscript sent by the editorial office for revision after the review and corrected in accordance with the remarks of the reviewer must be returned to the editorial office within 30 calendar days from the moment of its receipt by the authors, in this case the first date of receipt is retained. The article returned to the editorial office after this deadline will have a new date of receipt.

  19. After the receipt of the manuscript again (with corrections by the author), the editorial office of the journal for three days passes the manuscript to the same reviewer for a second round of review.

  20. The decision on the expediency of publication after reviewing is made by the editor-in-chief and, if necessary, by the editorial board as a whole, on the basis of expert reviews of reviewers, taking into account the correspondence of the materials of the thematic focus of the journal, their scientific significance and relevance.

  21. In case of a positive conclusion, the editor-in-chief of the journal determines the sequence of publications depending on the subject matter of the journal's issues.

  22. Editorial office does not assume obligations on the terms of publication.

  23. Reviews are kept in the publishing house and in the editorial office of the journal for five years.

  24. Editorial office of the journal sends copies of the reviews to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation upon receipt of the corresponding request to the editorial office.

Regulations on plagiarism, duplication and redundancy of the publication

  1. Each manuscript is checked for illegal borrowing from other works (plagiarism), duplication and redundancy of the publication (including translation of the publication from other languages).
  2. The share of the re-used text (text from other author's works) in the manuscript should not exceed 15% of the total volume (not including the list of reference). Review papers and other manuscript, for objective reasons requiring more citations, are reviewed by the editorial board individually.
  3. The manuscript, containing illegal borrowing from other works (plagiarism), containing signs of duplication and redundancy (including signs of self-plagiarism), is considered unacceptable. This manuscript is rejected without review.
  4. Expanded results presented at conferences and seminars published in the journal in consultation with the editorial board and having relevant links are not considered duplicated and redundant publication.
  5. If the manuscript is published, but later it was found that it contains illegal borrowing from other works (plagiarism) or is duplicated, then the editor refers to the block diagrams of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for the removal this manuscript.
  6. Reuse of the text is permissible only to include the necessary definitions, the formulation of the basic principles, etc., so that the reader can read the manuscript without recourse to additional sources. In this case, the reuse of text is not considered plagiarism.
  7. If the authors consider it necessary to acquaint the reader with materials close to the subject matter of the manuscript or remaining outside the framework of the manuscript, they can provide a sufficiently complete list of references in which the interested reader can find these materials.
  8. Self-citation is acceptable only if the links to all sources are correctly written.

Open access policy

The journal "Smart Electrical Engineering" provides direct, open access to its content, proceeding from the following principle: free open access to research results contributes to an increase in global knowledge sharing.