Originality and plagiarism: The authors’ understatement ensure that they have produced and written an entirely original piece of work is the standard procedure in "Scientific notes of Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko. Geographical sciences" (SNSSPU). On submission of manuscript, the editorial staff will acknowledge the submission and initially assessed by executive editor for an originality, plagiarism and scientific flaws. The journal has zero tolerance for plagiarism; SNSSPU is following an instant policy on rejection those received papers with plagiarism rate of more than 25%. So, All of authors and contributors must check their papers before submission to making assurance of following our anti-plagiarism policies.

Referencing: When and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, this has been appropriately cited or quoted, also under the suggestions from "Scientific notes of Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko. Geographical sciences" guidelines for authors.

Data origin, provenance, and derivation: Authors may be asked to provide access to the original/raw data related to the paper under SNSSPU editorial review. Therefore, one should be prepared to provide such data or access to it including public access.

Repeated or redundant work publication: SNSSPU works under the principle that an author should not publish manuscripts essentially describing the same research and does not repeatedly exploits the same data to develop similarly, but slightly varying knowledge in more than one journal or primary publication.

Acknowledgment of sources: Serious and proper acknowledgment.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest: SNSSPU expects that all submissions include disclosure of all relationships that.

Post publishing errors and radical change of view in published works: SNSSPU works under the understanding that when an author radically changes scientific point of view or discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly and immediately notify the editorial board in order to assist article withdrawal or paper correction.

Work presentation standards: SNSSPU expects all contributors and specifically the authors of reports of original research to present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance as a matter of scientific standard procedure.

Prevent plagiarism: To prevent and manage plagiarism the journal uses the Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko anti plagiarism systems.