Journal Ethics

IJCH is committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE),  Directory Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements; ( 

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

IJCH provides immediate open access to its published articles with the principle so as to make scientific research available to the readers that will inturn lead to global exchange of knowledge and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial -Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms. 

Digital Archiving

IJCH use Open Journal Software (OJS) that provides long-term digital preservation through with CLOCKSS. As CLOCKSS enables any library to maintain their own archive of content of IJCH, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.