CrossMark is an initiative by CrossRef to give readers quick and easy access to the current status of a piece of content. Authors can see if content has been updated, corrected or retracted and access valuable additional metadata provided by the publisher. CrossMark facilitate a standard way for readers to locate the authoritative version of a document.

Heighten Science Publications Corporation (HSPC) is passionate to maintain the CrossMark icon with a commitment to maintain the updated published content and alert readers whenever any change occurs in the published content.

HSPC realize the importance of the reliability and comprehensiveness of the scientific publications and thus associate highest authority to the electronic archiving of the published content. The CrossMark icon will be present on pdf and HTML versions of the article. When a reader clicks on the CrossMark icon, the details regarding current status of the published content and any information on additional publication record of that manuscript is provided.

Corrections policy provides a means of correcting errors of omission, such as author names, citations, errors of a scientific nature that do not alter the overall basic results or conclusions of a published article. This also include an incorrect unit of measurement causing erroneous data for only a noncritical portion of the study. For corrections of a scientific nature or issues involving authorship, including contributions and use or ownership of data and/or materials, all disputing parties must agree, in writing, to publication of the Correction. For omission of an author’s name, letters must be signed by the authors of the article and the author whose name withdrawal is requested.

Retractions policy focuses on major errors or breach in ethics that may call into question the source of the data or the validity of the results and conclusions of an article. Authors are suggested to submit Retractions along with letters of agreement signed by all of the authors as supplemental material. The Retraction will be assigned to the Editor-in-Chief of the journal for approval. On approval to the publication and content of the Retraction, it will be sent to the Journals Department for further process.

Guidelines for Manuscript Submission
The guidelines for manuscript submission is available on following link: