Duties of the editors
1. Review of manuscripts: The Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the Editorial Office staff for originality, making use of Turn-it-In or any applicable software. After pre-review, the manuscript is forwarded blind peer review to suitable reviewers who will make a recommendation to accept, reject, or modify the manuscript.
2. Publication decisions: Based on the review report(s) and recommendations of the reviewers, the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript. Peer review assists the editors in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
3. Fair review: The Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors must ensure that each manuscript received by Acta Structilia is reviewed for its academic/intellectual content and contribution without any consideration given to sex, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.
4. Confidentiality: The Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editors and any editorial staff must ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors is kept confidential.
5. Disclosure and conflicts of interest: The Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors of Acta Structilia will not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for his/her own research without written consent of the author.
6. Complaints: The Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors should take reasonable measures when responding to ethical complaints that have been presented concerning a submitted manuscript or published paper.