Responsibilities of Author(s)
The work submitted by the author should be original and plagiarism free. Plagiarism in any form is unethical and unacceptable. The authors may be asked to submit the raw data in connection with the article for editorial board review. Authors should represent data accurately and it should contain sufficient details and references to replicate the works by others. An author should not in general publish articles describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given.
Authorship of the article should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. Those who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. If research work involves human subjects or animals then prior approval should be taken from the institutional ethics committee and the author should ensure that all procedures were performed in compliance with relevant laws and institutional guidelines. All authors should disclose in their article any financial or another substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their article. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the article.