Licensing Policy

Licensing Information

All manuscripts published in Rashhat-e-Qalam are CC-BY-NC 4.0 licensed.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Copyright and permission

Copyright on any open access article published by the Rashhat-e-Qalam is retained by the author(s). Authors grant permission to the Rashhat-e-Qalam to publish the article and identify himself as the original publisher. The authors also have the right to retain patent, trademark and other intellectual property rights (including research data), and also to proper attribution and credit for the published work.

Publishers are empowered to act on behalf of the author through a copyright transfer or exclusive license to copy, publish, and adapt works, whilst protecting their integrity. In this way, publishers are empowered to do various things on behalf of the author, for example, to ensure that the article is widely disseminated, that all requests for the rights to re-use content and provision of permissions are answered efficiently, and to ensure that the original is correctly attributed.

Licensing information

Open Access Journals allows the author to retain the copyright in their articles. Articles are instead made available under a Creative Commons license (usually Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0, or CC-BY-NC) to allow others to freely access, copy and use research provided the author is correctly attributed.

Rashhat-e-Qalam follows the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC license (Attribution-Non Commercial). It means Authors can use, reuse and build upon the material published in the journal. Every article published in the Journal clearly mentioned licensing terms between author/authors & Publisher as the logo of Creative Commons (CC-BY-NC 4.0) license (Attribution-Non Commercial).

In brief following are Copyright & licensing information Rashhat-e-Qalam follows:

Author’s Warranties

The author warrants that the article is original, written by stated author(s), has not been published before, contains no unlawful statements, does not infringe the rights of others, is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third-party rights, and that any necessary written permissions to quote from other sources have been obtained by the author(s).

User Rights

Rashhat-e-Qalam spirit is to disseminate articles published as free as possible. Under the  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License., which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

Rights of Authors

Authors retain the following rights:

  • Copyright, and other proprietary rights relating to the article, such as patent rights,
  • The right to use the substance of the article in own future works, including lectures and books,
  • The right to reproduce the article for own purposes,
  • The right to self-archive the article,
  • The right to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the article's published version (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication.
  • Co-Authorship

If other authors jointly prepared the article, Corresponding author of the paper warrants that all co-authors have authorized him/her.