International Journal of Multidisciplinary Innovative Research (IJMIR)

Peer Reviewed Refereed Open Access Multidisciplinary International Journal

Ethics Policy

IJMIR has a well defined Ethics policy:

Authorship of the paper: Authorship should be limited to those persons who have made a significant contribution to the work in terms of conception, design, experimental implementation, and data analysis and interpretation. All persons making significant contributions should be included as co-authors.

Permissions: If authors would like to include already Published work like figures, tables, or text passages in any other online/print publication, in their article, before sending such articles for publication to IJMIR, authors should take written permission from previous publisher/author. The authors should submit this letter along with manuscript submission.

Acknowledgement: The authors of submitted article should properly acknowledge the people who are involved in their research work but they are not qualified for authorship. IJMIR encouraged to proper acknowledgement.

Conflict of Interest: Financial contributions to the work being reported should be clearly acknowledged, as should any potential conflict of interest.

Errata and Corrections in Published Articles: Authors and readers are encouraged to notify the Editor-in-Chief if they find errors in published content, authors’ names and affiliations or if they have reasons for concern over the legitimacy of a publication. In such cases the journal will publish an ERRATUM in consultation with Editor-in-Chief and authors of the article, and/or replace or retract the article.

Article Withdrawal: Articles which are published or in Press that include errors, or are determined to violate the publishing ethics guidelines such as multiple submission, fake claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like, may be “Withdrawn” from the journal. Withdrawal means that the article files are removed and replaced with a PDF stating that the article has been withdrawn from the journal in accordance with IJMIR Editorial Policies.

Ethical Matters: Authors involving in the usage of experimental animals and human subjects in their research article should seek approval from the appropriate Ethical authorities in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care". The Method section of the manuscript should include a statement to prove that the investigation was approved and that informed consent was obtained.

Role of Editors: After receiving manuscript, editor will start his work, the role of the editors is to evaluate the appropriateness of submitted manuscripts for the journal, including: the quality of the manuscript, whether it meets the Aims and Scope of the journal, as well as the originality of the work. The editors should not disclose information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers or potential reviewers, or other members of the editorial board. Editors will ensure the punctual handling of the review process. Editors will evaluate the merit of manuscripts for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, country of origin, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

Role of Authors: Authors of original research which is not previously published elsewhere should be an accurate presentation of the work carried out, a discussion of the significance of the work in context with previous works, and should contain sufficient experimental detail to allow others to replicate the work. Appropriate citation of previously published works must always be included. Authors should disclose any financial or other conflicts of interest that may be construed as influencing the data or interpretation. All sources of financial support should be disclosed.

Role of the Publisher: In cases of proven scientific misconduct, plagiarism, or fraudulent publication, the publisher, in collaboration with the editorial board, will take appropriate action to clarify the situation, publish an erratum, or retract the work in question.

Reviewer: Reviewers should point out relevant publications not cited in the manuscript and point out any similarities with previously published works. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts with conflicts of interest, competitive, financial, or collaborative. Manuscripts received for review will be treated as confidential documents and not shown or discussed with other without authorization from the editors.