Policy Information

1. Plagiarism Policy
  • Chambers Dictionary defines a plagiarist as a kind of thief “one who steals the thoughts or writings of others and gives them out as his [sic] own”.
  • When this is also used for gain – in the University to gain credits for a module or modules – then an additional dimension of dishonesty is added.
  • We follow the criteria and guidelines of HEC for plagiarism evaluation which can be accessed on HEC website. Link is as under:
    HEC recommends these documents for detailed information regarding plagiarism.
    1. The Little Book of Plagiarism
    2. Plagiarism Policy
    3. Updates on Plagiarism Policy (Notification)
    4. Turnitin Guidelines
2. Open Access Policy

The research articles published in the Journal of Cultural Perspectives are fully open access and freely available to read, download and share. Articles are published under the terms of a Creative Commons license which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

The author(s) and copyright holder(s) grant(s) to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship as well as well as the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal use.

A complete version of the work and all supplemental materials, including a copy of the permission as stated above, in a suitable standard electronic format is deposited immediately upon initial publication in at least one online repository that is supported by an academic institution, scholarly society, government agency, or other well-established organization that seeks to enable open access, unrestricted distribution, interoperability, and long-term archiving.

3. Licensing & Copyright

The Journal of Cultural Perspectives holds all the rights of publishing articles. To publish research articles, we need publishing rights. This is controlled by an arrangement between the author and “Journal of Cultural Perspectives”. This arrangement manages the permit of the copyright to “Journal of Cultural Perspectives” research journal.

Note: Editorial Board of “Journal of Cultural Perspectives” does not accept responsibility for the statement, contents, opinions expressed, or conclusion drawn by the contributors to the “Journal of Cultural Perspectives”.

Authors who publish with “The Journal of Cultural Perspective” agree to the following terms: Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal’s published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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