Correction, Retraction and Withdrawal Policy
Correction to an Article
Occasionally, International Journal of Recent Innovations in Medicine and Clinical Research may correct or amplify a previously-published article by republishing the article in its entirety, often to rectify an editorial or printing error in the original article.
Referring to Retraction: Guidance from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)’, articles in International Journal of Recent Innovations in Medicine and Clinical Research (IJRIMCR) may be corrected for several reasons, including:
- it contains minor errors in article design,
- it contains a small portion of an otherwise reliable publication proves to be misleading (especially because of honest error) and
- the author/contributor list is incorrect (e.a deserving author has been omitted or somebody who does not meet authorship criteria has been included).
Retraction to an Article
Referring to Retraction: Guidance from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE); articles in International Journal of Recent Innovations in Medicine and Clinical Research (IJRIMCR) may be retracted for several reasons, including:
- If there is clear evidence that the results are unreliable due to serious errors (such as computational or experimental errors) or fabrication (such as data) or tampering (such as image manipulation),
- Article with significant plagiarism,
- Results were previously published elsewhere without proper attribution to the previous source or disclosure to the publisher, permission for republication, or justification (e.g., in the case of redundant publication),
- It contains content or data for which no authorization has been granted,
- Copyright has been violated, or another serious legal issue (such as libel or privacy) exists,
- Unethical research in the published content,
- Published solely based on a compromised or manipulated peer review process, and
- The editor believed that the author(s)' failure to disclose a significant competing interest—also known as a conflict of interest—would have adversely affected editors' and peer reviewers' interpretations of the work.
The corresponding author is allowed to withdraw the manuscript without paying any withdrawal penalty, if the author(s) requests a withdrawal of manuscript, within five days of submission.
If the author(s) requests a withdrawal of manuscript, after the peer review process or in the production stage (Early Release or Ahead of publishing) or published online; then authors need to make a withdrawal penalty. Withdrawal of manuscripts is only allowed after withdrawal penalty (30% of the total fee) has been fully paid to the IJRIMCR Editorial Office. As per the policy, we declare that the withdrawal charges are applicable in case of withdrawal (30% of the total fee).
If the author withdraws the article after acceptance or after publication of the manuscript and payment has also been made, there will be NO REFUND of the Article Processing Charge (APC) already paid. If a Manuscript is withdrawn over indexing issues, NO REFUND will be made.
If the author wish to withdraw paper from a journal, author needs to submit an “Article withdrawal Form” signed by all authors (or) the corresponding author of the manuscript stating the reasons for manuscript withdrawal. The form is available from the Editorial Office of the journal.