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Creative Commons License

Albus Scientia publications are Open Access and the author retains the copyright of the work. The published articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, (CC BY-NC) which permits reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format for Noncommercial Purposesonly, and only so long as Attribution is given to the creator.

Plagiarism Policy

Albus Scientia adheres to the Committee on Publication Ethics' best practice guidelines and takes publication ethics extremely seriously. Before publishing, Albus Scientia confirms the content submissions are original. The originality is determined by comparing the similarity with previously published literature using iThenticate, which compares the submissions to online resources. The submissions are reviewed at submission stage and if they have similarity score >5% to a single paper or ³ 19% overall similarity score will be summarily rejected without the opportunity for review. 

Article Retraction

In accordance with the COPE's retraction guidelines, an article if identified having breached the scientific integrity and have unreliable data as a result of major errors, fabrications, falsification, ethical breachs, plagiarism, redundant publication, unauthorized usage of data, copyright infringement, compromised peer review, and/or undisclosure of major competing interest shall be retracted, with a "RETRACTED" watermark appearing on the article's webpage.

Authorship Criteria

Albus Scientia follows the International Committee of Medical Journals Editor (ICMJE) guidelines for authorship criteria as “Defining the Role of Authors and Contributors”. According to these guidelines, an individual should meet all four of the following criteria to be considered an author:

Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work: Authors must have been actively involved in the planning and execution of the research study, including its design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation.

Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content: Authors should have contributed significantly to the writing and revision of the manuscript, ensuring its intellectual integrity and clarity.

Final approval of the version to be published: Authors must have reviewed the final version of the manuscript and provided their approval for its submission and publication.

Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved: Authors should be willing to take responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of the research and to address any concerns or questions that may arise during the peer review or publication process.

A primary author must be identified for submission of the work, who is responsible to ensure that the names of other authors appear in the submission in proper order. Later additions are normally not allowed however, can be considered according to the COPE policies. The authors’ contributions will be included in the published manuscript. Any authorship disputes with be taken care of in accordance with the ICMJE and COPE policies. All the other contributors, who do not fall under the definition of authors can be included in the acknowledgments section.

Adhering to these authorship criteria helps maintain transparency, fairness, and accountability in academic publishing, ensuring proper recognition of individuals who have made significant contributions to the research.