Copyright and Licensing

Copyright

Copyright aims to protect the specific way the article has been written to describe an experiment and the results. Pharmasci is committed to its authors protecting and defending their work and reputation and taking allegations of infringement, plagiarism, ethical disputes, and fraud very seriously. Pharmasci is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication (online and print) with the work simultaneously. We use the restrictive license as follows:
(attribution): Users are allowed to share, distribute and redistribute the published article in any medium or format, with an identification of the authors and its initial publication in this journal. Authors are encouraged to post and distribute their articles immediately after publication (e.g., institutional or public repositories, personal websites). Authors are allowed to enter into additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the published and an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.

Below you may find the full text of the license signed by the author/s.

License

1. License to Publish

The non-commercial use of the article will be governed by the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The author/s hereby grant Pharmasci an exclusive publishing and distribution license in the manuscript include tables, illustrations, or other material submitted for publication as part of the manuscript (the “Article”) in print, electronic, and all other media (whether now known or later developed), in any form, in all languages, throughout the world, for the full term of copyright, and the right to license others to do the same, effective when the article is accepted for publication. This license includes the right to enforce the rights granted hereunder against third parties.

2. Author’s Warranties

The author/s 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.

3. User Rights

Under the  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, the author(s) and users are free to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially). Users must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.

4. 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 future own works, including lectures and books,
  • The right to reproduce the article for own purposes, provided the copies are not offered for sale, and
  • The right to self-archive the article.

5. Co-Authorship

If the article was prepared jointly with other authors, the signatory of this form warrants that all co-authors have authorized him/her to sign this agreement on their behalf and agrees to inform his/her co-authors of the terms of this agreement.

6. Royalties

This agreement entitles the author/s to no royalties or other fees. To such extent as legally permissible, the author/s waives his or her right to collect royalties relative to the article in respect of any use of the article by Pharmasci or its sublicensee.