Publication Policy

Publication Policy

IJOHMN encourage authors to come up with some uniqueness and bring some incomprehensiveness in their research work with proper analysis and fact-finding summation.  Incomplete or half-hearted work leaves no good impression in the minds of the readers.  IJOHMN is bound to provide an easily accessible platform to its authors.

Our detailed publication and other policies are as mentioned below: 

Open Access Policy

IJOHMN practices Open Access Policy for publication. All the research papers published are available free of charge for reading, copying, downloading and sharing on digital or any other platforms with proper citation, accreditation and references of the original author or publisher. 

Plagiarism Policy

Our policy against the Plagiarism is loud and clear with Zero Percent tolerance. We will not accept any research work, article, or paper which is directly copied from any other source.  If a reference or a part of the article is mentioned in the research work then it has to have proper citation or reference of the original work. If any person uses an article, paragraph or a reference from a book, acknowledging original source or reference is a must.  The absence of accreditation or citation will be considered as plagiarism and the request for publication will be rejected.

 IJOHMN  considers plagiarism as the re-use of someone else’s research work, ideas or words without acknowledging the original author or source. It is important for all IJOHMN authors to recognise that plagiarism in any form, and we will consider it as a Breach of Educational Ethics.

 What is plagiarism?

  • The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (4th Ed.) defines plagiarism as “A piece of writing that has been copied from someone else’s work and is presented as being your own work.”
  • The American Heritage Dictionary (2nd College Ed.) defines plagiarize as “to take and use as one’s own the writings or ideas of another.”
  • IJOHMN considers plagiarism as the re-use of someone else’s research work or ideas or words without acknowledging the original author and source. 

What Constitutes Plagiarism?

  • Handing in someone else’s work as your own.
  • Putting one’s own name on another person’s research work.
  • Copying words in a sequence or ideas from somewhere else without giving the citation or accreditation.
  • Failing to put a quote in quotation marks.
  • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation.
  • Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving the citation.


  • Anti-plagiarism Declaration

          By submitting the paper for publication in IJOHMN.

         Authors (all authors of the article) will certify that;

  • They are fully aware that plagiarism is illegal & wrong and authors know that plagiarism is the use of another person’s idea or published work and pretend that it is one’s own.
  • They declare that each contribution to their article or project has been acknowledged and source of information from other peoples’ published or unpublished works have been cited properly.
  • They certify that they are solely responsible for the text of the article and research work included in the article along with any incomplete reference. 

Plagiarism before publication The IJOHMN (International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities) will evaluate plagiarism on its own merits.  If plagiarism is found even after publication, we will remove the manuscript from the issue. International Journal of English Language Literature in Humanities (“IJOHMN”) a division of Smart Moves1. The Author(s) grant to IJOHMN for the full term of copyright and any extensions thereto, subject to clause 2 below, the exclusive right and irrevocable license 2. To translate the Contribution into other languages, create adaptations, summaries or extracts of the Contribution or other derivative works based on the Contribution and exercise all of the rights set forth in (a) above in such translations, adaptations, summaries, extracts and derivative works 3. To edit, adapt, publish, reproduce, distribute, display and store the Contribution in all forms, formats and media whether now known or hereafter developed (including without limitation in print, digital and electronic form) throughout the world. 4. To re-license article metadata without restriction (including but not limited to author name, title, abstract, citation, references, keywords and any additional information, as determined by IJOHMN). 5. Ownership of, copyright remains with the Author(s), and provided that, when reproducing the Contribution or extracts from it or the Supplementary Information (defined below), the Author(s) acknowledge first and reference publication in the Journal, the Author(s) retain only the following non- exclusive rights (a) To reproduce the Contribution in whole or in part, in any printed volume (Book or thesis) of which they are the Author(s); (b) They and any academic institution where they work may reproduce the Contribution for the purpose of course teaching; 6. To post a copy of the Contribution as accepted for publication after peer review (in a locked word processing file, or a PDF version thereof) on the Author(s)’ own websites, or institutional repositories, or the Author(s)’ funding body(s)’ archive, six months after publication of the printed or online edition of the Journal, provided that they also link to the Contribution on IJOHMN’s web site; and 7. The Author(s) grant to IJOHMN for the full term of copyright and any extensions thereto the same rights that have been granted in respect of the Contribution as set out in clause 1 above, in and to all supplementary material in any form (including without limitation, images, videos, tables and/ or graphs) submitted by the Author(s) to IJOHMN with or in connection with the Contribution (“Supplementary Information”) but on a non-exclusive basis. 8. The signatory (the Author or the employer) who has signed this Agreement below has full right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and grant the rights herein on behalf of all of the Authors. 9. Nothing in the Contribution or the Supplementary Information is obscene, defamatory, libellous, violates any right of privacy or publicity, infringes any intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright, patent, database or trademark rights) or any other human, personal or other rights of any person or entity or is otherwise unlawful; and 10. Nothing in the Contribution or the Supplementary Information infringes any duty of confidentiality which any of the Author(s) may owe to anyone else or violates any contract, express or implied, of any of the Author(s), and all of the institutions in which work recorded in the Contribution or the Supplementary Information was created or carried out, have authorized such publication. 11. The Author(s) authorize IJOHMN to take such steps as it considers necessary, at its own expense in the Author(s) name and on their behalf if IJOHMN believes that a third party is infringing or is likely to infringe copyright in the Contribution and/or Supplementary Information including but not limited to initiating legal proceedings. 12. The Author(s) shall cooperate fully with IJOHMN in relation to any legal action that might arise from the publication of the Contribution and/or Supplementary Information and the Author(s) shall give IJOHMN access at reasonable times to any relevant accounts, documents and records within the power or control of the Author(s). 13. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Govt of India. The parties irrevocably agree that Bhopal (M.P.) India courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this Agreement or its subject matter or formation.

Policy for Removal of a Manuscript

IJOHMN is very much concerned to maintain the integrity and entirety of the research work for entire educational fraternity very sincerely. The journal places great importance on the authority of research work after they have been published. IJOHMN, Editor in Chief has all the authority for deciding which research work shall be published. In making this decision, the Editor in Chief is guided by the policies of the IJOHMN’s Editorial board and constrained by some legal requirements regarding copyright violation and plagiarism. Articles which have been published shall remain present, exact and unchanged as far as possible. However, due to unavoidable circumstances may happen where after the publication of research work requires retraction or even removal from a particular journal. Above can only occur under below circumstances, such as Article Retraction: This is only used for “Article in Press”, which represents the early versions of the articles. If any article at the stage of “Article in Press”, by any means, represents infringements of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submissions, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or similar incidences, the article may be withdrawn depending on the Editor’s discretion. Article Removal: Subjected to legal limitations of the publisher, infringements of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submissions, sham claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data and similar claims or any content which we find hurt to any person, group, ethnicity or religion will lead us to the removal of an article.