Editorial Policies

 | Post date: 2023/06/21 | 
License and Copyright
The type of use is dependent on a user license. The author retains the copyright and grants publishing rights to the publisher. Creative Commons License CC BY-NC 4.0 allows articles to be read and shared online with certain conditions such as the original source must be cited.
Copyright
The Health, Spirituality and Medical Ethics (HSME) is published under the Creative Commons Attribution License. Under this certificate, the journal allows the subscription, matching and assignment of published articles.
Anti-Plagiarism Policy
All manuscripts received are screened by anti-plagiarism software. Manuscripts presenting high text similarity will be rejected. If a manuscript is found to be under plagiarism, the author/authors will be blacklisted, and if their manuscript was published, it will be archived as a plagiarism article.
Privacy Statement
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Conflicts of Interest
Authors should disclose, at the time of submission, information on financial conflicts of interest or other interests that may influence the manuscript. Authors should declare sources of funding for the work undertaken, too.
Free access to articles
The Archives of Health, Spirituality and Medical Ethics (HSME) is an open-access journal of articles. In free-access journals, full-text articles are available free of charge.
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Rights: Open Access Journal becomes aware of breaches of our publication ethics policies, whether or not the breach occurred in a journal published by Intellectual Property Rights: Open Access Journal, the following sanctions may be applied across the Intellectual Property Rights: Open Access Journal:
•        Rejection of the manuscript and any other manuscripts submitted by the author(s).
•        Not allowing submission for 1–3 years.
•        Prohibition from acting as an editor or reviewer.
Investigations
Suspected breaches of our publication ethics policies, either before or after publication, as well as concerns about research ethics, should be reported to our Research Integrity team.
Claimants will be kept anonymous. Intellectual Property Rights: Open Access Journal may ask the authors to provide the underlying data and images, consult editors, and contact institutions or employers to ask for an investigation or to raise concerns.
Corrections and retractions
When errors are identified in published articles, the publisher will consider what action is required and may consult the editors and the authors’ institution(s). Errors by the authors may be corrected by a corrigendum and errors by the publisher by an erratum. If there are errors that significantly affect the conclusions or there is evidence of misconduct, this may require retraction or an expression of concern following the HSME Retraction Guidelines. All authors will be asked to agree to the content of the notice.
Post-Publication
We do respectfully invite authors, co-authors, reviewers, and our valuable readers to please advise us on any published matters, including its layout, format, texts, figures, and tables, and most importantly the subject, and content at any sections of a manuscript, especially the results and discussion, as well as the conclusions. Please email us at: j.hsmemuq.ac.ir or spirituality14gmail.com with the copy of the manuscript DOI number as the subject line of your email.
The section editor of the published article will review your comments and discuss them with the corresponding author and peer reviewers, if required. The final result of these investigations will be discussed with the editor-in-chief to make the best action. It might be in a range of a logical private reply to you, publishing of a note, or a short communication on that article at the journal, correction of parts of the article with or without public announcement, and in some very exceptional circumstances the removal of the article from HSME. An email listing all considerations and criteria for the final decision will be sent to the corresponding author and the reviewers. If required, the matter will be published at the HSME journal for public notice.

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