Instructions For Authors/Reviewers

Instructions For the Authors

All authors will be responsible for their entire work. An author will be solely and completely responsible for the content of the work.  The research work must ensure that the work is not illegal, unlawful, plagiarized or it does not contain any objectionable content. IJOHMN (SMART MOVES Publisher IJOHMN) is not liable to any third party or other person or entity, for the work, regardless of whether IJOHMN (SMART MOVES Publisher IJOHMN) had any knowledge or could have reasonably known of any illegal, unlawful, or objectionable content in the work. You also agree to indemnify [compensate for harm or loss] IJOHMN (SMART MOVES Publisher of IJOHMN) in case of any legal proceedings with the third party regarding copyright infringement or action on grounds of illegality as mentioned.
Authors should publish only original work that has not been published anywhere else and an appropriate citation and accreditation should be given original author or source.
An author should not admit the same research in more than one manuscript for a primary publication or journal. The reported scope of work should be based on a proper citation from other publications.
All listed authors must have made a significant contribution to the research presented in the manuscript and approved all its claims. It is important to list everyone who made a significant contribution, including students and laboratory technicians.

With Submission of the Research Work:

* The writer agrees that the research work is neither under consideration nor published in any other journal.

*The writer is responsible for the whole research work.

*The writer must accept the word or grammatical corrections made by our proofreaders and editors.  Our team must ensure the quality of the published work.  These changes will only be made to improve the quality of the research work without changing the meaning of the sentence or phrase.

 Instructions to the Reviewers

 IJOHMN has got some responsibilities to its Reviewers, please find below the responsibilities of Reviewers- Confidentiality: Reviewers should not share, or examine with outsiders without prior permission from the editor, or uphold the information from an assigned manuscript. Competence: Reviewers with their expertise should complete the review. The reviewer with inadequate expertise should feel responsible and can refuse the review as it is presumed that reviewers will be an expert in their respective areas.

Productive assessment: Reviewer comments should appreciate the positive aspects of the work, identify negative aspects constructively, and indicate the enhancement needed. A reviewer should explain and hold his or her judgment clearly enough that editors and authors can understand the basis of the comments. The reviewer should ensure that an observation or argument that has been previously reported is accompanied by a relevant citation and should immediately alert the editor when he or she becomes aware of a duplicate publication. A reviewer should not use any kind of abusive language while commenting on an article.

Impartiality and Integrity: Reviewers' decisions should only depend on scientific merit, relevance to the subject, and the scope of the journal rather than the financial, racial, ethnic origin etc., of the authors.

Disclosure of conflict of interest: To the extent feasible the reviewer should minimize the conflict of interest. In such a situation, the reviewer should notify the editor describing the conflict of interest.

Timeliness and responsiveness: Reviewers should morally abide to provide the review comments within the stipulated time and be active enough in responding to the questions raised by the editor if any.

Responsibilities of Editor and Editorial Board IJOHMN editors have the responsibility to assert the wholeness of the Journal by corrections identifying anything of meaning and looks of concern as early as possible.

Review process: Editors are responsible for monitoring and ensuring the impartiality, correctness, thoroughness, and respect of the peer-review editorial process.

  • Towards Readers and Research Community
  • To ensure that the content or the author's information present in the manuscript is readable.
  • To evaluate all manuscripts such that they fall within the scope of the IJOHMN.
  • Keep the journal's internal integrity by recommending corrections, dealing with retraction, supplemental data etc.
  • Decision-making: The editor is entitled to carry out decision-making in consultation with reviewers or members of the editorial board
  • Impartiality: An Editor should evaluate manuscripts without any prejudice towards the cast, creed, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, nationality, or political viewpoint of the authors.
  • Privacy: The Editor or any Editorial staff must not reveal any data about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate depending on the need and stage of processing.
  • Conduct a Double-blind review process (reviewers of the research work won't get to know the identity of the author(s) and the author(s) won't get to know the identity of the reviewer) 
  • Adhere to the guidelines and procedures laid down by the IJOHMN.
  • Make recommendations for improving the evaluation and dissemination of the manuscript of the journal.