Medical Journal IMJ Health (ISSN: 2395-6992) is an international scientific organization intended for publish research articles in the field of Medical, Health, and Pharmaceutical Research sciences. The purpose of the journal is to enable scientists or researchers with expertise in Medical, Health, and Pharmaceutical sciences to share their systematic research activities with the natural world or with young professionals. Medical Journal IMJ Health is a worldwide monthly journal published by AD Publications, Bikaner, and Rajasthan, INDIA since May 2015.
It is a general principle of scholarly communication of journal that the editor of a publication journal is only responsible for deciding that which articles submitted to the journal shall be published within the provided fields of journal. In making this decision the editor is guided by policies of the journal's board member and constrained by such legal requirements in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Result of this principle is the importance of the scholarly archive as a permanent, historic record of the transactions of scholarship. Editor need to ensure that articles which have been published shall remain extant, exact and unaltered as far as is possible. However, in the rare circumstances in which an article is published that must later be retracted or even removed from the journal. Such actions must not be undertaken lightly and can only occur under exceptional circumstances. In all cases, our official archives will be available in the National Library of the Medical Journal IMJ Health.
This policy has been designed to provide best practice in the scholarly and library communities. As standards evolve and change, we will revisit this issue time to time and welcome the more outcomes from scholarly and library communities. We believe these issues require international standards and we will be updated with various information, which will make our journal to meet international standards and best practices that will be adopted to provide best information to industries and research scholars.
The process to withdrawing a published article from the journal database is violating the journal principle and the copyright policy that author signed copyright form before the publication of article in the journal database. Journal adopted following protocols for withdrawing article (s):
1. The journal allows only article to be withdrawal if it represent early versions of articles and sometimes contain errors, or may have been accidentally submitted twice.
2. Article is withdrawn from the journal means that article (pdf and html) will remove from journal database only. Neither journal nor publication house will responsible for other related caches.
3. After withdrawn, article will not reconsider further for republication in the journal.
Corresponding author need to submit a withdrawal application to withdraw his/her article from journal database.
The journal allows only article to be withdrawal if it represent early versions of articles and sometimes contain errors, or may have been accidentally submitted twice. Occasionally, but less frequently, the articles may represent violation of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submission, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like. Articles in Journal (articles that have been accepted for publication but have not been formally published and will not yet have the complete volume/issue/page information) that include errors, or are discovered to be accidental duplicates of other published article's, or are determined to violate our journal publishing ethics guidelines in the view of the editors (such as multiple submission, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like), may be "Withdrawn" from Journal. Withdrawn means that the article content (HTML and PDF) is removed and replaced with a HTML page and PDF simply stating that the article has been withdrawn according to the journal Policy on Article in Press Withdrawal with a link to the current policy document.
Violations of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submission, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like is liable for article retraction. Occasionally a retraction will be used to correct errors in submission or publication. The retraction of an article by its authors or the editor will be done under the advice of members of the scholarly community or journal board members. Standards for dealing with retractions have been developed by a number of library and scholarly bodies, and from all of them best practice is adopted for article retraction by journal:
1. A retraction note titled "Retraction: [article title]" signed by the authors and/or the editor is published in the paginated part of a subsequent issue of the journal and listed in the contents list.
2. In the electronic version, a link is made to the original article.
3. The online article is preceded by a screen containing the retraction note. It is to this screen that the link resolves; the reader can then proceed to the article itself.
4. The original article is retained unchanged save for a watermark on the .pdf indicating on each page that it is "retracted." The HTML version of the document is removed.
Article Removal: Legal Limitations:
In an extremely limited number of cases, it may be necessary to remove an article from the online database. This will only occur where the article is clearly defamatory, or infringes others' legal rights, or where the article is, or we have good reason to expect it and will be the subject to the court order, or where the article, if acted upon, might pose a serious health risk. In these circumstances, while the metadata (Title and Authors) will be retained, the text will be replaced with a screen indicating the article has been removed for legal reasons.
The authors of the original article may wish to retract the flawed original and replace it with a corrected version due to any serious health risk or violating the scholar publication standards worldwide. In these circumstances the procedures for retraction will be followed with the difference that the database retraction notice will publish a link to the corrected re-published article and a history of the document.
Note: All the legal rights are under the chief editor and managing editor or the journal bodies. The final decision on the article withdrawal/retraction/removel/replacement is made by the journal bodies only. Author's can send their suggestions to the Medical journal IMJ Health editor and the board members would keep those suggestions in mind while taking the last decision.