Author Ethics

Ethical guidelines for Authors

Authors must and should submit Author’s contribution list, it is mandatory for SciFed Publishers. Those-authors, who contributed significantly to the article, should NOT be mentioned in the Acknowledgement section and vice versa.

All authors should abide that their own original work, does not infringe with the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity.

All authors must and should check for the plagiarism content in their article before submitting it; he/she should rewrite the content even though it is from their own published article.

All authors mentionedin the manuscript are equally responsible for all the content in the article.

Note : The Editor in Chief/ Editor and Publisher has complete rights to raise a question based on the information provided in the Acknowledgement section and Author’s contribution list; then the Corresponding author must justify it.

Authors need to cite all references appropriately in an unbiased manner.

Unpublished results/lectures should be cited only for exceptional reasons and with the permission of that third party.

Copies of cited publications not yet available publicly should be submitted if suggested by referees.

Authors must submit all the necessary documents for ethical approval from an appropriate research ethics committee that evidences the informed consent from the patient/client if necessary.

Authors must follow rules for ethics of experimentation on humans and animals, as applicable. Research presented/reported in the article must be conducted by following all the ethical rules, in compliance with all the codes of experimentation (relevant) and legislation, as applicable. A written statement should be included in the methods section of the article if In vivoexperiments or clinical trials conducted on humans or animals and that work must be permitted/ approved by animal care committees/ local human subject and they should and must be registered as legislation procedures.

Authors must include all the details about safety measures, taken for the reported study; for example

Specific hazards that may be involved in the experiments or procedures described in the article.

Include safety measures if any hazardous substance/swere used in the materials and methods section itself.

Mention the standard code/reference if any.

Authors must provide access to the databases used in the study if required.

Authors should NOT mention the personal disputes in the article.

Authors should disclose the Conflicts of Interest if any before submitting the article.

Authors must and should mention all the sources of funding for the research reported in the paper.

Authors should mention the correct reason for suggesting reviewers (suitable reviewers with the appropriate experience to review) and should mention the correct details of them, provided there should not have a conflict of interest.

Note : Suggested reviewers should not be the co-author or any author of the article in past 5 years.

Authors should format their article by following the Author Guidelines before submitting the article.

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