Ethical Guidelines for Authors Submitting Manuscripts to the MJPMS
Authors must accept full responsibility for the content of their articles. The Members of the Editorial Board and the Publisher of the journal are not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by the authors in their articles/write-up published in the journal. To use the copyrighted material (Ex table, figure etc.), the author/s must seek the permission from the Author/s and Publisher of the material and send the copy of the permission letters via e-mail to the journal Editor for records. In case, if it is not possible then do not use that material.
While submitting the paper the author (s) must give a declaration that “the article has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere”.
Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research, they should be acknowledged as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication with copyright letter duly signed and sent to the journal.
Plagiarism is the use of others’ published and unpublished ideas or words or work presenting them as new and original. Self-plagiarism can be overcome by proper citation of your own work. This can violate the copyright that has been assigned to the journal publishers.
The Mintage journal of pharmaceutical and medical sciences follows highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their works to the Mintage journal of pharmaceutical and medical sciences for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been plagiarized or copied or in whole or in part from other works.
Peer review policy
The Mintage journal of pharmaceutical and medical sciences follows objective and fair double-blind peer-review of the submitted for publication works and to prevent any actual or potential conflict of interests between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material.
The peer review of each article concentrates on objective and technical concerns to determine whether the research has been sufficiently well conceived, well executed, and well described to justify inclusion in the scientific evidence.
Conflict of interest
When an author or the institution of the author has a relationship, financial or otherwise, with individuals or organizations that could influence the author’s work inappropriately, a conflict of interest may exist. If it exists in an article it should be mentioned clearly in the article or as an attachment to it.
Ethics/Institutional Review Board Approval of Research
Ethical approval is a mandatory part of any research involving people, medical records, anonymised human tissues or live animals. Authors should submit, a statement from the research ethics committee or institutional review board indicating approval of the research if there is a need. If the study was not submitted to a research ethics committee or institutional review board, authors may need to provide documentation to prove that not seeking review for the study was in accordance with the policy of your institution.
Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the Journal.
Open Access policy
MJPMS is committed to Open Access. Open Access publishing is a tool to reach and get access research without any financial barrier. MJPMS is committed to providing sustainable access to quality scientific research for everyone, with maintaining a high value, trustworthy author, and reader services which enhance scientific communication and progress in the area of medical and pharmaceutical sciences.Everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of articles published in MJPMS; manuscripts are freely available without subscription or price barriers.Papers are immediately released in open access format (no long waiting periods)
Advantages of Open Access for Authors
Open Access publications are more frequently cited
Publications are also more easily searchable
High Visibility and High Availability
Rapid Publication with fast peer review
Open Access Licensing Policy
Manuscript Withdrawal policy
Mintage journals adhere to standards of ethics and integrity in academic publishing. We expect that author will also shows the highest integrity in their work and to high ethical standards. Some authors request to withdraw manuscript after the submission; as after submission the manuscript goes into regular process of external review within 3-4 days so it is requested that the withdrawal request will be made as soon as possible within few days of submission to save the valuable efforts of editors, reviewers and editorial staff.
To avoid manuscript withdrawal, we sincerely request authors to follow the following issues before submitting the manuscript for publication in Mintage Journal of Pharmaceutical & Medical Sciences-
- Decide the number of authors, authorship, order of authors & conflict of interest before submitting the manuscript.
- Check all the data, facts presented in the manuscripts are accurate, error free and properly cited.
- If the manuscript is submitted to a journal for publication in the past do not submit it to another journal before receiving a withdrawal conformation form the journals.
- Do not submit the manuscript simultaneously to more than one journal.
- Confirm the authors about the submission of manuscript to the journal.
Manuscript can be withdrawn at any stage of review and publication process by submitting a request to editorial office as letter indicating the proper unavoidable reason a withdrawal penalty may or may not be levied on the authors depending on the status of manuscript.