A) OPEN ACCESS POLICY

The journal "Vima tou Asklipiou" (Rostrum of Asclepius), follows an open access policy both for submission and accessing of articles.

Specifically the journal:

1. Claims no financial or any other gain from the author or authors of an article, neither for submission to the journal for publication, nor for revision and modification when peer reviewed.

2. Claims no financial or any other gain from the author or authors of an article, to print-publish their work in the journal.

3. Claims no financial or any other gain by articles' authors or by readers of the journal, for reading or downloading any article.

4. Reserves the right for the content and format of the printed article, not to be altered and to be used freely, preserving the form, the logo, the layout and the text as it is, a true copy of the file provided by the journal, with free access. (See also section C. Copyright Policy)

[The aforementioned apply equally for everyone and there is not any differentiation, restriction or other specific condition]

You can also ask more on the subject, from the editorial team of the journal, by sending mail to the address provided in the "Contact".

B) SELF-ARCHIVING POLICY

The journal "Vima tou Asklipiou" (Rostrum of Asclepius), allows self-archiving of articles by the author or authors, under the following terms.

The journal allows:

1. The free self-archiving from the author, of a pre-printed article, at any stage of preparation it is, without limitations. As pre-printed, we consider the work that the author has not submitted yet to the journal and that certainly has not yet been peer reviewed.

2. The free self-archiving from the author, of the final, pre-printed article, that has been corrected and reviewed from the journal, with the expressed obligation to indicate that the article will be published by the journal "Vima tou Asklipiou" and that it has been reviewed (or it is currently reviewed) by the journal's peer review process.

3. The free self-archiving from the author, of the final, printed article that has been published in the journal "Vima tou Asklipiou", with the expressed obligation to use only the printed pdf file of the journal (exact copy), that has the same logo, format and layout, as it is shared freely by the journal.

For more information on self-archiving policy, please contact the following link: OASIS (Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook)

You can also ask more on the subject, from the editorial team of the journal, by sending mail to the address provided in the "Contact".

C) COPYRIGHT POLICY

The journal "Vima tou Asklipiou" (Rostrum of Asclepius), reserves the rights for copyright of the content of the website and also the copyright of the articles published.

Specifically:

1. Does not allow any reproduction of part or whole of the content of the journal's website, if the original source is not explicitly stated.

2. Does not allow the usage, by third party, of journal's direct links to the pdf files (printed articles), if the original source is not explicitly stated (necessarily the name of the journal and optionally: year, volume, issue, pages).

3. All the members of the editorial board accept and comply with the national and international laws regarding copyrighted material, plagiarism and text-piracy, both for the content of the journal's website, as for the content of the published articles.

You can also ask more on the subject, from the editorial team of the journal, by sending mail to the address provided in the "Contact".

D) PLAGIARISM POLICY

The journal "Vima tou Asklipiou" (Rostrum of Asclepius), reserves the right for detecting plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the author’s own work, in whole or in part without proper citation, either with the use of special software or manually, at any stage before publication. For published articles by the journal, originality may also be checked after specific private complaint.

In case of plagiarism detection:

1. If the percentage of the manuscript's plagiarism is below 26%, the journal will contact and inform the author, asking for further revision and resubmission.

2. If the percentage of the manuscript's plagiarism is over 25%, the journal will contact and inform the author about the rejection of the article, without editorial review. Author is then advised to fully revise the manuscript before its new sumbission.

3. For published articles, the editorial board will contact an investigation and according to the percentage of plagiarism, will inform the complainer and the author, mark all pages of the pdf or even retract it.

You can also ask more on the subject, from the editorial team of the journal, by sending mail to the address provided in the "Contact".