Online Open Access Journal follows the editorial guideline of the Committee on Publication Ethics guidelines and the World Association of Medical Editors Policy Statement on Geopolitical Intrusion on Editorial Decisions. We also strictly follow the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. Author’s submitting manuscript any of our journals is deemed to be considered as having read, understood and have accepted to abide by the publication policies of the journal.
While submitting the manuscripts, authors must include a declaration stating that the study submitted to be considered for publication has no financial and commercial conflict of interest with others. Editors and the reviewers must also make a statement to this effect that they have executed their functions impartially as reviewers and decision makers without any conflict of personal, financial and commercial interests.
Any manuscript submitted to OOA journals must be original and must not be under consideration/review by any other journal. We strictly checks for plagiarized content and take strict/corrective actions against cases of publication misconduct. OOA endorses ICMJE policies in relation to overlapping publications. Even, replication of text from the authors’ own previous publications is also not acceptable.
OOA Publications ensure that its journals do not publish material that infringes copyright or includes defamatory content. Manuscripts containing material that infringes copyrights and possesses potentially defamatory will be rejected.
Online Open Access Journals takes seriously all allegations of potential misconduct in its publication system. In cases of suspected research or publication misconduct, it may be necessary for the Editors to contact and share manuscripts with third parties. All research involving humans and animals must have been carried out within the appropriate ethical framework and policies with proper approvals. All digital images in the manuscripts considered for publication will be scrutinized for any indication of manipulation, and manipulation may result in retraction of a published article. Cases of suspected misconduct will be reported to the authors’ institutions immediately.
Corrections to, or retractions of published articles will be made by publishing an Erratum or a Retraction article, without altering the original article in any way other than to add a prominent link to the Erratum/Retraction article. In the exceptional event that material is considered to infringe certain rights or is defamatory we may have to remove that material from our site and archive sites without any delay.