RIMA International Journal of Historical Studies (RIJHIS)


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ISSN: 2672-4871




Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

RIMA International Journal of Historical Studies (RIJHIS) is an open-access peer-reviewed international journal that Calls for Unique, Unpublished research papers in various subjects of Engineering, Management, Science, Mathematics, and many other streams of knowledge. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) is known for the publication of unique and authentic research articles that truly considers the copyright guidelines and to protect the rights of our authors. The research papers are written by scholars after in-depth study and wish to protect the rights of use. Our dedicated team of scientists and academicians help and improve research work with cutting edge forefront innovations by avoiding plagiarism. Most of the authors represent some institutions or are guides to budding scholars and their original research work will be the base for further studies. Infringing the content of knowledge or work of other scholars will be harmful to the community of education.

All submitted research articles are assessed by our Review board and Editorial board members utilizing a twofold dazzle associate evaluation process so as to avoid plagiarism. RIMA International Journal of Historical Studies (RIJHIS) sets quality standards for the acceptance of appropriate and most effective research articles. It expects from authors that they will check their compositions for a written falsification test and determine they are submitting just extraordinary content for publication.

Responsibility of Authors

Expected Quality

  • It is clearly advised by the authors to avoid the copy and paste tactic of writing articles.
  • Articles should maintain its durability and excelling ability to attract its target intellectuals to refer it for further studies.
  • Articles must showcase novelty in thoughts and content
  • Credibility and reliability of the content establishes the best publication ethics
  • Formatting standards should be maintained in a piece of publication so that it could be sufficiently informed about the research and profile of authors.
  • Appropriate Citations, referencing of individual articles, authors, and publications are expected while writing articles.
  • International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) provides sufficient foundation for the timely publication of high quality and standard pieces of research articles
  • International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) follow a transparently and peer- review process for publications. Authors must agree to participate in the peer-review process

Novelty and Plagiarism

  • Authors are expected to present the entirely original piece and should cite or mention in references if content or words of other articles are used.
  • Every author will be held responsible for the performance and fulfillment of the policy to avoid malpractices and breach of ethical standards of publication.
  • Authors should assure that the piece of knowledge ready for publication is an original copy and has not been published anywhere earlier and is not in consideration for publication anywhere else.
  • The authors should accept and correct the mistakes and consider the suggestions given by the panel of reviewers.
  • Authors should bring in knowledge of the editor the corrections and retraction of mistakes or errors if they have identified even after publication.

Exposure Benchmarks

  • Authors are expected to present their research articles compatible with standards of original work with accuracy which enlightens the significance of writing the paper.
  • Discussion underlying the data should accurately match with the title of the paper showcasing the importance.
  • Research articles should comprise detailed citations and references for the content used in articles of others.
  • Deceptive, unethical practice or knowingly infringing the quality standards is strictly prohibited.

Data Access and Retention

  • Authors are expected to submit the original research articles for peer review and accept the global access of their work.
  • Authors should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publication

  • Ethically it is suggestible to authors to not publish the same content of knowledge at various platforms for publication
  • Simultaneous submissions or concurrent reviews of the same paper are marks of unprofessionalism and are strictly not acceptable.
  • A paper already published in some national or international journal should not be presented for consideration to again publish at any other Journal. It is considered a breach of novelty.

Acknowledgment of Sources

  • During the course of the study whatever sources are accessed and used must be mentioned in the article for publication.
  • Authors must cite and mention in references if the content of some other research work influences the reported work.
  • Information received during training tenure or confidential services or by third party discussion then it is advisable to use data of somebody else’s research only after getting written permission from the source.

Authority of Paper

  • Names of authors and co-authors should be significantly mentioned in the research article.
  • The contributors, agencies, and institutions supporting the study or who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project should be mentioned in the acknowledgments or listed as contributors.
  • Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study.
  • The corresponding author that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

  • All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or another substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript.
  • All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
  • Examples of potential conflicts of interest that should be disclosed include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. Potential conflicts of interest should be disclosed at the earliest stage possible.

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 editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  • If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.