Research Integrity

LDD is committed to upholding the highest standards of quality, integrity, and transparency. All reasonable steps will be taken to avoid publishing papers marred by plagiarism, citation manipulation, falsified data, "sloppy science", or other forms of unprofessional or unethical research.

LDD’s practices are informed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidance for scholarly publishing.

Authors are required to confirm that their submissions have not been previously published and that all necessary permissions have been secured. Authors and reviewers must declare any interests that could compromise or appear to compromise the validity of a publication.