Action Plan

  • Open Access Statement
  • Funding Statement
  • Policy of screening for plagiarism

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

For all parties involved in the act of publishing (the author, the journal editor(s), the peer reviewer and the publisher) it is necessary to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior. The ethics statements for our journal are based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

  • Editors-in-Chief
  • Peer reviewers
  • Authors

    Reporting standards

    Authors reporting results of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the manuscript. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

    Originality and Plagiarism

    The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

    Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication

    An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Parallel submission of the same manuscript to more than one journal constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

    Acknowledgement of sources

    Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should also cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

    Authorship of a manuscript

    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 coauthors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be named in an Acknowledgement section. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors (according to the above definition) and no inappropriate co-authors are included in the author list of the manuscript, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

    Hazards and human or animal subjects

    If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the authors must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

    Disclosure and conflicts of interest

    All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or their interpretation in the manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

    Fundamental errors in published works

    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's Editor-in-Chief or publisher and cooperate with them to either retract the paper or to publish an appropriate erratum.

  • Publisher's confirmation

LICENCES, COPYRIGHT & PERMISSIONS

For all articles published in our journals, we require the author to accept a 'licence to publish'. This licence is normally requested on submission of the article. By signing this licence the author grants to the TIJ the exclusive right and licence throughout the world to edit, adapt, translate, reproduce and publish the manuscript in all formats, in all media and by all means.

The TIJ thus acquires an exclusive licence to publish and all practical rights to the manuscript, except the copyright. The copyright of the manuscript remains with the copyright owner. The copyright owner also retains certain rights regarding the sharing and deposition of their article and the re-use of the published material. For short items in journals (news items, etc) we take a non-exclusive licence in the form of a brief 'terms and conditions for acceptance' document.

  • Assurances
  • Rights retained by authors
  • Re-use permission requests

    Material published by the TIJ and other publishers is subject to all applicable copyright, database protection, and other rights. Therefore, for any publication, whether printed or electronic, permission must be obtained to use material for which the author(s) does not already own the copyright. This material may be, for example, a figure, diagram, table, photo or some other image.

  • Author reusing their own work published by the TIJ

    You do not need to request permission to reuse your own figures, diagrams, etc, that were originally published in a TIJ publication. However, permission should be requested for use of the whole article or chapter except if reusing it in a thesis. If you are including an article or book chapter published by us in your thesis please ensure that your co-authors are aware of this.

    Reuse of material that was published originally by the TIJ must be accompanied by the appropriate acknowledgement of the publication. The form of the acknowledgement is dependent on the journal in which it was published originally, as detailed in 'Acknowledgements'.

  • Material published by the TIJ to be used in another of our publications

    Authors contributing to our publications (journal articles, book or book chapters) do not need to formally request permission to reproduce material contained in another TIJ publication. However, permission should be requested for use of a whole article or chapter. For all cases of reproduction the correct acknowledgement of the reproduced material should be given. The form of the acknowledgement is dependent on the journal in which it was published originally, as detailed in the 'Acknowledgements' section.

  • Using third party material in TIJ publications

    We must ensure that the material we publish does not infringe the copyright of others. We require the author(s) to obtain, at the earliest opportunity, the relevant permissions that might be needed from third parties to include material that belongs to someone else.

    Please contact the publisher/copyright owner of the third party material to check how they wish to receive permission requests. Please plan to submit your request well ahead of publication of your material.

    Permission is required to include the specified material in the work described and in all subsequent editions of the work to be published by the TIJ for distribution throughout the world, in all media including electronic and microfilm and to use the material in conjunction with computer-based electronic and information retrieval systems, to grant permissions for photocopying, reproductions and reprints, to translate the material and to publish the translation, and to authorise document delivery and abstracting and indexing services.

Conflicts of Interest Policy

TIJ is dedicated to following the highest ethical principles of scholarly publishing and promoting highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct in research and its evaluation. To uphold these principles, it is important to follow the policy for addressing potential conflicts of interest.

A conflict of interest exists when professional judgment concerning validity of research may be influenced by external factors like financial gain, material benefits or personal interests. It may arise for the editors, reviewers or authors of a manuscript submitted for publication to TIJ Journals when external factors may influence the conduct and interpretation of research.

It is important to know about the conflicts of interest of the editors, reviewers and authors in order to make the best decision for handling of the article during editorial and peer review process. It is also important for the readers of the article to know about any conflict of interest.

  • Author's Conflict of Interest
  • Editor's Conflicts of Interest
  • Peer reviewer's Conflicts of Interest

Editorial Policies

This policy describes guidelines in the publication process of our journals. Specifically, TIJ adopts and strive to adhere to the following standards and requirements:
COPE - Committee on Publication Ethics
ICMJE - International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
STM - International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers
WAME - World Association of Medical Editors

  • Authorship
  • Acknowledgement
  • Changes in authorship
  • Submission of Manuscript
  • Confidentiality
  • Peer review
  • Misconduct
  • Correction and retraction of articles

Advertising Policy

Texila International Journal does not publish any advertising or sponsorship opportunity, as a means to provide high value to our readers.

Editor Selection Criteria

Texila International Journal selects peer reviewer who has expertise and experience in a specific field of science. The primary qualification is the person must have completed Ph.D or a senior research position with 2 to 4 years experience in peer reviewing. The person must have publication record for sufficient number of article publication in specific field. Furthermore, reviewers whose reviews are of high standard over a period of time and have shown interest in the direction of the journal. If a person who satisfies the above editorial board standards of Texila International Journal, then, TIJ would collect and verify the applicants profile against the proofs from other reliable sources and select peer reviewer.

  • Role of Journal Editors

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