Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

Publisher ethics: ProClinS adheres to the terms of Committee on Publication Ethics, and abide by best practice guidelines. As a publisher, we expect all authors, editors, and reviewers to be aware of complying with best practice in publication ethics. All editors and reviewers must need to treat manuscripts fairly and must declare if any competing interests.

Plagiarism: ProClinS strictly prohibits the usage or publication of copied content. It is strongly recommended for the author to check and avoid duplication of content by any means. ProClinS also deny the exact copy or usage of self-work.

Editorial policies: Editors are allowed to make publication decisions. Editors must actively take part in peer review process and maintain harmony by providing unbiased reviews. All editors must bind to peer review policies. Competing interests must be intimated to the editorial office.

Author policies: Author must clearly report information or content of significance. Authors must clearly indicate objective and content enough to permit others to reproduce. All the withdrawals post publication must have a valid reason as it may cause a problem for the readers. Authorship must be aware and consent to all mentioned contributing authors. Proper documented consents, permissions and usage rights must be produced by the author while filing a case or using animal/human models. It is important for an author to mention each citation while using any type of content from any publication.

Confidentiality and Anonymity: The submitted content is strictly confidential until published. And peer review process is also considered to be confidential to all the parties. Editors and reviewers are required to treat all contributions highly confidential until publication. In order to avoid bias and controversies, ProClinS adopt double blind peer review process. Both editor/reviewer-author details are kept anonymous.

Policy enforcement: If the manuscript is found duplicate or any content that may rise controversies, the editorial office may proceed for immediate retraction/rejection of the manuscript.