|1. ||The guest editor must take full responsibility for the policies, practices, and content of supplements,|
including control of the decision to publish such issues.
|2. ||The guest editor must retain the authority to send supplement manuscripts for external peer review and|
to reject manuscripts submitted for the supplement. These conditions should be made known to authors
and external supplement editors before beginning editorial work on the supplement.
|3. ||The guest editor must approve the appointment of any external editor of the supplement and take |
responsibility for the work of the external editor.
|4. ||Guest editors must not accept personal favors or remuneration from sponsors of supplements, if any.|
|5. ||Secondary publication in special issues such as republication of papers published elsewhere is not |
permitted. In exceptional cases, if permitted, should be clearly identified by the citation of the original
paper. Special issues should not contain redundant or duplicate publication.
|6. ||The principles of authorship and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest discussed in the Journal's Code of Ethics should be applied to such special issues.|