OLOGY Science is against to publish plagiarized or copied work from already published research. Therefore, you are requested to provide proper citations in case of inclusion of any published work in your manuscript. We encourage high quality research work to accept for publication, at the same time we refuse to publish copied or plagiarized.
We believe that Ethics are the top most issue to be discussed in science publication. Therefore, An ethical statement has been included in Aims and scope of the journal and author guidelines as well. To keep up our vision, upholding the publication ethics and values, OLOGY Ethical committee will work together with publisher.
OLOGY Science is an OA publisher where authors need to pay articles processing charges, by keeping the financial variations of the authors in mind, we are happy to encourage high quality papers from developing and underdeveloped countries. Authors from low income countries according to recent data of UNO and human development index will be provided waivers. Young researchers are our primary concern and we support them to explore their findings. OLOGY Science encourages the next generation researchers by providing research grants in association with their supports and supporting organizations.
Upon acceptance of an article, authors agreed to transfer the copyrights to the publisher under relevant license (Creative commons CC by 4.0) which allows distribution/reprint/reuse of the published work. The transfer of the copyrights includes all material (Eg Figures, tables, supplementary data sets, etc) to be published as a part of the article. Authors retain patent, trademark and other IP rights including original findings/data of their work.
In certain cases, authors may use published material, in case of reproduction of any published material (part of text, figure, table, supplements etc), corresponding author is responsible for the copyright transfer. For works derived from the published content, permission must be obtained from the previous publisher and included in the paper, wherever, required. Authors make sure that the permissions submitted to the editor/editorial office before the manuscript gets published
Honest errors are more common in science publication, but these errors should not affect the accuracy and scientific quality of the journal. Sometimes scientific misconduct and or an experimental methodology found to be not appropriate or plagiarized/copied. To keep up the journal publication quality and standards, editor follows an internationally accepted retraction policy. In case of high degree of debate occurred on published papers, letter to the editors will be published to exchange the matters.
Erratum provides correcting errors occurred at various production levels of the paper such as writing, editing, typesetting etc., of a published paper. In this section spelling and grammatical errors, errors in figures and table legends will be corrected. An erratum will be published in subsequent issue of the journal.
A list of errors in the paper submitted by the author(s) of the paper, these errors may not alter the results and conclusions of the published work. These errors include unit of measurements, fail to identify contaminations, misidentification of strains, authorship and author affiliations etc. Corresponding author need to send a notification letter (co-authors must be agreed) to the editorial office if any of these conditions occurred.
When authors are failing to observe the ethics or code of conduct may leads to retraction of the published paper. If the published work found to be plagiarized or the mythology is not appropriate the article may subjected to retracted. A clear notification will be published on the journal website that the respective manuscript has been retracted with evidence. The web link (URL) and the citation will be available on journal website.