Publication Ethics for Authors
- If the article is accepted for publication elsewhere, it must be communicated immediately. Otherwise, the onus will lie on the author(s).
- Before publishing the article, if accepted, the author(s) will be required to submit a disclaimer letter as formatted by BIBM where the author(s) shall affirm solemnly that the article represents his/ her/ their own work and has not been published elsewhere in any form.
- If the Editorial Board is of the opinion that article provisionally accepted for publication needs to be shortened or particular expressions deleted or rephrased, such proposed changes will be sent to the author(s) of the article for clearance prior to its publication. The author(s) may be requested to recast any article in response to the review there of by any reviewer. The Institute shall not be responsible for the views expressed in the article, notes, etc. The responsibility of statements, whether of fact or opinion, shall be entirely with the author(s). The author(s) shall also be fully responsible for the accuracy of the data used in his/her manuscript.