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Licensing policy

Licensing policy at IgMin Research

Our mission is to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and accelerate the advancement of knowledge across a wide spectrum of scientific domains.

Introduction

IgMin Research publishes open access articles under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. This means that anyone is free to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) the articles for any purpose, even commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given to the original authors and the journal.

All articles published in IgMin Research are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. IgMin Research is an open access publication, available online to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and to use them for any other lawful purpose.

Copyright on any research article in a journal published by IgMin Research is retained by the author(s). Authors grant IgMin Research a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details, and publisher are identified as follows: [Title of article, Author, IgMin Research, Year of publication, Volume and Issue, Article number, URL].

This policy aims to facilitate the unrestricted dissemination of knowledge and accelerate scientific progress. All content published in IgMin Research is open access distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

The policy will be effective for all articles published in IgMin Research from the first issue. IgMin Research reserves the right to modify and update this policy statement at any time as needed. The latest version of the policy will govern the use of all materials published in IgMin Research. Please address any questions about this policy to the Editorial Office at [Email address].

Rights of use

IgMin Research applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license to all works it publishes. Under this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their articles, but authors allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles in IgMin Research, so long as the original authors and source are cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.

Proper Citation

For any use of an article, the original authors must be properly cited. Proper citation consists of the original authors' names, article title, journal title, volume and issue, article DOI or page numbers, and the Creative Commons Attribution license. For example:

[Author Last Name, Author First Name], "Article Title." IgMin Research, vol. [Volume], iss. [Issue], [Year], pp. [Page Range]. [URL]. Accessed [Accessed Date]. License: CC BY [License Version].

No Changes to Content

No changes, modifications, or alterations may be made to the content of an article without the express written consent of the original authors. IgMin Research and its authors take no responsibility for any modifications made to articles without the express written consent of the copyright holder(s).

Commercial Use

Articles published in IgMin Research may be used for commercial purposes. However, the original authors must be properly cited (as mentioned above), and no modifications may be made to the content without the express written consent of the copyright holder(s).

Preservation

IgMin Research is committed to the permanent preservation of scholarly research and ensures digital preservation of all articles published in the journal. All articles are stored in multiple formats and locations to ensure redundancy and long-term preservation.

Waiver of Liability

By publishing in IgMin Research, the author(s) agree that neither IgMin Research nor the editors and reviewers are responsible, liable, or may be sued for any use of their work. Authors are solely responsible for the content and opinions expressed in their articles.

Retained Rights

Authors retain the following rights

  1. Copyright and other proprietary rights relating to the article.
  2. The right to use the substance of the article in future works, including lectures and books.
  3. The right to reproduce the article for their own purposes provided the copies are not offered for sale.
  4. The right to self-archive the article.

Authors also retain the right to use the article in theses or dissertations that they write themselves, as long as proper citation is made.

Warranties

In submitting an article to IgMin Research, the author(s) warrant the following

  1. The article is the author's original work and has not been published before.
  2. The article is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  3. The article contains no unlawful statements and does not infringe any rights of others.
  4. Written permission has been obtained for the use of any third-party copyrighted material.
  5. All authors have significantly contributed to the research and preparation of the article and share responsibility for its content.
  6. Any potential conflicts of interest have been disclosed.
  7. The article adheres to ethical guidelines and regulations governing research involving human subjects or animals, if applicable.
  8. The data and results presented in the article are accurate and have been appropriately analyzed and interpreted.
  9. Any necessary approvals, permissions, or licenses have been obtained for the research and publication of the article.
  10. The article does not contain any defamatory, libelous, or slanderous content.
  11. The article does not violate any intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, or copyrights.
  12. The article does not contain any confidential or proprietary information that would infringe upon the rights of others.
  13. The article does not contain any misleading or fraudulent information.
  14. The article does not contain any harmful or offensive content.

By submitting an article to IgMin Research, the author(s) acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may result in the retraction or removal of the article from the journal.

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information published in IgMin Research, the journal, its editors, and its publishers cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions or any consequences arising from the use of the information contained in the articles. The views and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of IgMin Research, its editors, or its publishers.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This licensing policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction]. Any disputes arising from or in connection with this policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [Jurisdiction].

This licensing policy is subject to periodic review and may be updated to align with evolving global standards and best practices. Authors are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the latest version of the policy before submitting their articles.

If you have any further questions or require additional information, please contact the Editorial Office at [email address].Thank you for considering IgMin Research as a platform for your research.

Publication Ethics

IgMin Research adheres to the highest standards of publication ethics and expects all authors, reviewers, and editors to uphold these principles. Plagiarism, fabrication, falsification, and other forms of unethical behavior are strictly prohibited. Any concerns regarding ethical misconduct should be reported to the Editorial Office immediately.

Open Access Fees

To cover the costs and ensure the sustainability of the journal, IgMin Research charges an Article Processing Charges (APC) for accepted articles. The APC is payable upon acceptance and is required for the article to be published. The APC amount will be clearly communicated to authors during the submission process and is subject to change.

Exceptions and Waivers

IgMin Research recognizes that not all authors may have the means to pay the APC. Therefore, the journal offers a limited number of waivers or discounts for authors from low-income countries or those facing financial hardship. Authors may request a discount during the submission, and the decision will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Data and Reproducibility

IgMin Research encourages authors to share their research data and make it openly available whenever possible. This promotes transparency, educability, and the advancement of scientific knowledge. Authors are encouraged to deposit their data in appropriate repositories and provide a data availability statement in their articles.

IgMin Research takes copyright infringement seriously. If any copyright infringement is identified, the journal will promptly investigate and take appropriate action, which may include retracting the article and notifying the relevant parties. Authors are responsible for obtaining all necessary permissions for the use of copyrighted material in their articles.

Corrections and Retractions

In the event that errors or inaccuracies are identified in published articles, IgMin Research is committed to rectifying the situation promptly. Corrections will be issued to rectify minor errors, while retractions will be considered for articles that contain significant errors or ethical issues. The decision to issue a correction or retraction will be made by the Editorial Board in consultation with the authors and relevant stakeholders.

Editorial Independence

IgMin Research maintains editorial independence and operates without any external influence or interference. The journal's editorial decisions are based solely on the quality, relevance, and scientific merit of the submitted articles. The journal does not engage in any form of censorship or bias and ensures a fair and unbiased review process.

Data Protection and Privacy

IgMin Research is committed to protecting the privacy and information of authors, reviewers, and readers. Any personal information collected during the submission or review process will be used solely for the purpose of facilitating the publication process and will not be shared with third parties without explicit consent.

Open Access Archiving

IgMin Research supports the archiving and preservation of open access articles. The journal encourages authors to deposit their published articles in institutional repositories, subject-based repositories, or other appropriate platforms to ensure long-term accessibility and preservation.

Collaborative and Reproducible Research

IgMin Research promotes collaborative and reproducible research practices. Authors are encouraged to provide detailed methodologies, data, and analysis procedures to facilitate the reproducibility of their research. Collaboration and data sharing among researchers are essential for advancing scientific knowledge and innovation.

By submitting their articles to IgMin Research, authors acknowledge and agree to abide by the terms and conditions outlined in this licensing policy. The policy is subject to change, and any updates will be communicated to authors and made available on the journal's website.

We appreciate your support and contribution to the open access movement and the advancement of scientific knowledge. If you have any further questions or require additional information, please contact the Editorial Office at [email address].

Conclusion

The licensing policy of IgMin Research aims to promote open access, the dissemination of knowledge, and ensure the ethical conduct of research. By publishing in IgMin Research, authors contribute to the global scientific community and allow their work to be freely accessible to researchers, practitioners, and the public worldwide.

This licensing policy is subject to periodic review and may be updated to align with evolving global standards and best practices. Authors are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the latest version of the policy before submitting their articles.

If you have any further questions or require additional information, please contact the Editorial Office at [email address].Thank you for considering IgMin Research as a platform for your research.