Copyright and Licensing

Each author is expected to have made substantial contributions to the conception or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data; or have drafted the work or substantively revised it

AND to have approved the submitted version (and any substantially modified version that involves the author's contribution to the study);

AND to have agreed both to be personally accountable for the author's own contributions and to ensure that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work, even ones in which the author was not personally involved, are appropriately investigated, resolved, and the resolution documented in the literature.

Visnyk of Kiev Institute of Business and Technology do not require all authors of a research paper to sign the letter of submission, nor do they impose an order on the list of authors. Submission to the Visnyk is taken by the journal to mean that all the listed authors have agreed all of the contents, including the author list and author contribution statements. The corresponding author is responsible for having ensured that this agreement has been reached that all authors have agreed to be so listed, and have approved the manuscript submission to the journal, and for managing all communication between the journal and all co-authors, before and after publication.

It is expected that the corresponding author will be responsible for the following with respect to data, code and materials: (licensed under CC BY 4.0):

  • ensuring that data comply with transparency and reproducibility standards of the field;
  • ensuring that original data upon which the submission is based are preserved following best practices in the field so that they are retrievable for reanalysis;
  • confirming that data presentation accurately reflects the original;
  • ensuring that all authors have certified the author list and author contributions.

After acceptance, the corresponding author is responsible for the accuracy of all content in the proof, including the names of coauthors, addresses and affiliations.

After publication, the corresponding author is the point of contact for queries about the published paper. It is their responsibility to inform all co-authors of any matters arising in relation to the published paper and to ensure such matters are dealt with promptly. Authors of published material have a responsibility to inform the journal immediately if they become aware of any aspects that requires correction.

Author contribution statements

Visnyk of Kiev Institute of Business and Technology publishes author contribution statements. Authors are required to include the contribution of every author.

Author identification

As part of our efforts to improve transparency and unambiguous attribution of scholarly contributions, corresponding authors of published papers must provide their Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier (ORCID) iD; co-authors are encouraged to provide ORCiD iDs.