Editorial & Publishing Policies

Authorship & Author Responsibilities

Authorship & Author Responsibilities

The individuals who have made a significant intellectual contribution towards the scientific investigation and composed it as a material that is submitted to be published for everyone else to study will be considered an Author. Each submission to Inquest shall include an Author statement explaining the contribution made by each author. In order to be qualified as an Author, each listed individual should meet these three conditions.


The individual should offer a substantial contribution to the concept, design, execution and/or analysis and interpretation of the collected data.


The individual should draft, review, and/or revise the manuscript to transform it into an intellectual content.


The contributor should approve the manuscript to be published in Inquest.
All the authors (Corresponding as well as Co-authors) are expected to present their genuine and original research in their submission. Deceitful and inaccurate statements will be considered as unethical publishing behavior. Plagiarized content (complete or partial), material or results will not be tolerated.

Inquest Editorial office may ask the authors to submit the raw materials or data of their research along with the submitted manuscript for review. The authors should be ready to display the data if necessary, without no conditions or concerns. Authors shall not submit articles with the same research content or the same manuscript in more than one journal to publish.

Authors are requested to cooperate with the peer review process and submit the required data, amplifications, proof of approvals, copyright permissions, participant or patient consent. Authors may be asked to revise the manuscripts (if necessary) and resubmit the manuscript to continue publishing.