CrossMark Policy


CrossMark is a multi-publisher initiative from CrossRef to provide a standard way for readers to locate the authoritative version of a document. Informatics Journals understands the importance of the integrity and completeness of a scholarly record to researchers as well as to Librarians. Informatics Journals strives to maintain this trust in its electronic archive. Clicking on the CrossMark icon will inform the reader about the current status of the document. It could also contain additional information about publication too.

Journal of Natural Remedies content and CrossMark

Journal of Natural Remedies content which will display CrossMark is restricted to current and future journal content and is also limited to specific publication types. Articles which are published as “Online First” will not have the CrossMark icon at present.

Specific Publication types include:

Addenda – Addenda is published if authors have omitted a significant information inadvertently during manuscript submission and would like to add this content to the article after publication.

Corrigenda – Corrigenda is published when authors realise that errors in the published article could affect the validity of the scientific content, or its accuracy.

Errata – An Errata will be published only when mistakes are recognized in the published article which went unnoticed during Editing and Layout setting in Figures, Tables etc.

Case Report – Used in medical literature: A detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of an individual patient.

Original Research Article – This would contain the original Research results.

Short Communication – Short report or announcement of research, usually claiming certain results, usually with a shorter publication time than other papers in the same publication. Appear under many names, such as Letter Papers, Preliminary notes, Notes, etc.

Review Article – Comprehensive summary of previously published original research articles.

Editorial – Note from the Editor.

Book Review – Review of a published book (on invitations only).

Short Review – Brief overview of recent scientific research work in a specified subject area.

Removal – The abstract/text and also the PDF is removed and an explanation is provided for removal.

Replacement – The article will be retracted as per retraction of an article, with the difference that a link to the corrected re-published article will be placed on the HTML and PDF versions of the paper and on the page with the retraction notice.

Retraction – The Abstract/text of the article is retracted. The PDF will be retained with a watermark on every page to notify it is retracted.