Proceedings of LAS. Section A. Editorial policy

The editorial policy of the academic journal “Latvijas Zinātņu Akadēmijas Vēstis” (Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences), Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences (Proceedings of LAS), strives to adhere to the COPE Core Practices.
The editorial policy describes in detail, how the main principles of publishing of the journal Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences as set forth in the “Statutes of the scientific journal of the Latvian Academy of Sciences “Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences”” are implemented regarding the Section A. It describes the aim and the scope of the Section A of Proceedings of LAS, the content policy, main requirements for submission of articles, type and procedure of peer review. It also explains how the decision on publishing is taken, describes publishing procedure, principles of selection of managers and editors of the journal, as well as peer reviewers. These principles are harmonised with the quality assurance system and publication ethics principles.
The editorial policy lists relevant normative acts and available administrative and technical forms, establishes journal’s standing (open access journal), explains availability of the journal and some technical issues.
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