Copyright and Licensing Policy

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Copyright and Licensing Policy

Copyright on any open access article published in THE Journal is retained by the author(s). Authors grant The IME Journal a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

The Indian Mining & Engineering Journal (The IME Journal) publishes open access articles. Thus the user can freely share (copy, distribute and transmit) and adapt the contribution including for commercial purposes, as long as the author is properly attributed.


Publishing Rights

The IME Journal allows its author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.


Preprint Policy

The IME Journal will consider for review articles previously posted as preprints on any preprint server provided that:

· Author(s) should inform the journal at the time of submission if and where their article has been previously published or presented in a Seminar/Webinar.

· The version posted has not been peer-reviewed, or edited. However, papers presented in any National or International Seminar or Workshop, sent for publication, are accepted, with due acknowledgement of the sources in the paper.

· The articles have not previously been published in part or in whole within a scientific journal, or book.

· Upon acceptance of their article for publication in The IME Journal  the author(s) is still able to grant the journal License to publish the article, and agree to pay the article processing charge (APC).

· Author(s) are requested to update any pre-publication versions with a link to the final published article via its Digital Object Identifier (DOI).



The IME Journal actively supports the author(s) self-archiving process. Journal encourages author(s) to self-archive any version of their manuscript to personal or institutional websites, in repositories and similar, prior to and after the publication of their manuscripts, provided that the author(s) must acknowledge the published source with citation and link the final published article via its Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

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