General instructions to authors

 1.- Ethical guidelines for publication journals

 The publication of an article in the Algerian Journal of Arid Environment, an international peer-reviewed journal, is a process of continuous improvement of knowledge. It is therefore important to agree on the standards of ethical behavior expected of all parties involved in the act of publication: the author, the newspaper publisher, the peer reviewer and the publisher.

 2.- Duties of the authors

 2.1.- Reporting Standards

 Authors of original research reports should provide an accurate account of the work done and an objective discussion of its significance. A manuscript should contain enough details and references to allow others to duplicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

 2.2.- Originality and plagiarism

 Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original works. Similarly, if the authors have used other people's work and / or words, they should make sure that they have been quoted or quoted appropriately. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes an unethical editing behavior and is unacceptable.

 2.3.- Multiple, redundant or simultaneous publication

 An author should not publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one primary journal or publication. Submitting the same manuscript to multiple journals simultaneously is unethical publication behavior and is unacceptable.

 2.4.- Recognition of sources

 Authors should cite the publications that influenced the nature of the reported work. Information obtained in private, for example during a conversation, correspondence or discussion with third parties, should not be used or reported without the explicit written permission of the source.

 2.5.- Copyright status of the document

 Paternity should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. When other people have been involved in some important aspects of the research project, they must be recognized or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the document and have accepted its submission for publication.

2.6.- Journal Policies

2.6.1.- Copyright and Licensing Policy

The copyright the articles published on Open Access Policy in Algerian Journal of Arid Environment is retained by the author(s). The authors of each article grant Algerian Journal of Arid Environment, a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. The authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified. The copyright form for Algerian Journal of Arid Environment is available at

2.6.2.- Open Access License

Algerian Journal of Arid Environment  publishes articles on Open Access basis and the license permits user to freely share (copy, distribute and transmit).

2.6.3.- Publishing Rights

Algerian Journal of Arid Environment allows its author(s) to retain publishing rights without any restrictions.

2.6.4.- Digital Archiving Policy

The contents published in Algerian Journal of Arid Environment  are archived with a permanent link and can be retrieved at any time from the journal’s archives page.