Enletawa Journal guides its ethics and science based on the 16 principles established by COPE regarding good editorial practices and transparency criteria. Here is how Enletawa Journal applies these principles in its manuscript publishing processes:
1. Website: The journal runs on an Open Journal Systems platform and includes all the accurate and up-to-date information on its objectives and scope; it also shows the printed and electronic ISSN.
2. Name of the Journal: Since its inception, it has been concise in its name, this has allowed it not to generate confusion with other magazines.
3. Peer Review Process: The journal describes in detail its peer review process under the double-blind system.
4. Ownership and Management: The journal is sponsored by the Master's Degree in Language Teaching from the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia.
5. Editorial Board: The journal has an editorial structure that is publicly available on its website and is made up of a chief editor, an editorial assistant, and an editorial and scientific committee. It also has an editorial and production coordination area that supports the management of the magazine and the
technical and professional publication processes.
6. Editorial Team/Contact information: The journal includes complete information about its editorial structure, profiles, ORCID, or information about the CV of its members.
7. Copyright and Licenses: The journal declares its relationship with the authors regarding the rights of the approved manuscripts and the relationship with its readers through a Creative Commons license.
8. Management Fees: The journal explicitly states that it works under the diamond open access model; that is, it has no shipping or publication costs for its authors.
9. Process for Identifying and Dealing with Reports of Research Misconduct: The journal affirms that it follows COPE procedures for dealing with potential ethical issues or malpractice in scientific research and publishing.
10. Ethics in Publication: The journal has an ethics policy that promotes scientific integrity, which translates into procedures to promote and verify the quality of the manuscripts.
11. Publication Frequency: The publication frequency is continuous; it is mentioned in the Journal's policies.
12. Access: The journal specifies how to access its contents. It has no subscription costs, and its access is open under a Creative Commons license.
13. Archive: The journal has a preservation policy and comments on it in its policy.
14. Sources of Income: The journal is financed by the Master's Degree in Language Teaching, generating a scientific space to disseminate the written works of academics and researchers - national and foreign-. It is aimed at university professors, researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate students in the field of Education and Language Sciences, and at all those professionals interested in areas associated with Foreign Languages, Applied Linguistics, and Language.
15. Advertising: The journal has an advertising guideline, but a legal notice clarifies that none of the advertisers influences the selection or publication of the journal's contents. The manuscript approval process is based on external peer review
16. Direct Marketing: The journal does not carry out direct marketing strategies nor does it have commercial purposes; it has no interest in this and does not charge processing fees to authors. It aims to create a community of contributors (authors, reviewers, editors) and an inclusive and diverse
audience of readers within the particularities of their area of expertise and thematic spectrum.