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Frequently Asked Questions
Q) Is Helix an International Journal? Does it have an ISSN
Yes, It is an International Journal. PISSN – 2277-3495, EISSN – 2319-5592
Q) What is the Scope of Helix? Is it open Access Publication?
Helix Journal accepts (But not limited to) technically sound research articles from Cutting edge Engineering and Technology applications, Technology Management, Medicine, Biological Sciences, Science and Humanities, Forensic Science, Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Internet of Things, STEM
Q) What is Open Access Publication? Is Helix Open access?
Helix is an Open Access Journal. “By ‘open access’ to this literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. Reproduction and distribution of any content can only be done after proper acknowledgment of the author and marking the citation of work. Helix follows The Budapest Open Access Initiative »
Helix articles are available to readers completely free of charge. Open access is made possible by a fee for publication that is paid after acceptance of article as Processing fees usually by the author’s institution or funding agencies or authors themselves. Upon publication articles become available online immediately and Published article can be downloaded, printed or read by any reader or visiter of archive section of www.helix.dnares.in.
Q) What is the Impact Factor of Helix? Is the Publication valid for the completion of my Ph.D.?
In a given year, the impact factor of a journal is the average number of citations received per paper published in that journal during the two preceding years. For example, if a journal has an impact factor of 3 in 2011, then its papers published in 2009 and 2010 received 3 citations each on average in 2011. The 2011 impact factor of a journal would be calculated as follows:
A = the number of times that articles published in that journal in 2009 and 2010, were cited by articles in indexed journals during 2011.
B = the total number of “citable items” published in that journal in 2009 and 2010. (“Citable items” are usually articles, reviews, proceedings, or notes; not editorials or letters to the editor.)
2011 impact factor = A/B.
(Note that 2010 impact factors are actually published in 2011; they cannot be calculated until all of the 2010 publications have been processed by the indexing agency.)
2019 IF OF HELIX IS 3.50 (Calculated by the above IF formula)
Q) How about Indexing of Helix?
Helix is indexed by Clarivate Analytics database, ISI Thomson Reuters Web of Science (WOS), CrossRef, Google Scholar, INSPEC, Index Copernicus, Engineering Index (EI), Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and many other national and international libraries. Only 10-12% journals are listed with ESCI every year.
Q) Do the Published article get unique Crossref Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Number?
Q) Is it a Peer-Reviewed Journal?
A) Yes. Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material and have not been submitted to any other conference/journal at the same time (double submission). Helix adopts the double-blind review process of the submitted papers.
Length of the review process varies between papers, and many factors affect the time it takes to review a paper. The time it takes for an associate editor to be assigned, and for available, qualified reviewers to be located depends on the complexity and the type of material submitted for review. Each publication makes a concerted effort to keep the review time to a minimum that is consistent with keeping the publication’s reputation for quality and integrity. Each submission placed into the review is sent to at least two reviewers. You must indicate the reason for requesting or excluding reviewers during the submission process if any.
Q) How do you deal with Plagiarism, Is there any Policy for publication ethics and malpractice?
A) All the papers submitted to us for consideration will go through a Plagiarism Detection software before technical review. Using the ideas and work of others without giving them credit is unfair, unethical and dishonest. Using or Copying even one sentence from someone else’s Research work or Paper, or even one of your own papers that have previously been published, without marking proper citation is considered plagiarism and will violate copyright policies. Our Journal is very strict about plagiarism of any kind and we discourage it in all forms
Short sections of another article are plagiarized without any significant data or idea taken from the other paper
|A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the text and properly cite the original article is made.
A significant portion of a paper is plagiarized (including plagiarism of one’s own previously published work) without proper citation to the original paper.
|The submitted article is rejected and a resubmission is not permitted.|
A significant portion of a paper (>35%) is plagiarized that involves reproducing original results or ideas presented in another publication. Multiple (repeated) instances of plagiarism at the intermediate level may also constitute a severe infraction.
|The paper is rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles to the journal of a period of two years.|
Q) Does your journal allow reuse and remixing of content in accordance with a Creative Commons license? Please offer details on your copyright terms?
Articles published in Helix are open-access, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and not used for commercial purposes. For details, see Creative Commons Legal Code Attribute-NonCommercial- ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC- SA 4.0).
In general terms, articles may be reproduced without specific permission from this journal in the following cases: a) single copies for the purposes of private study or research only; b) multiple copies for the use in a non-profit teaching situation.
When in doubt concerning copyright questions, please contact the Editorial Office
Appropriate attribution can be provided by simply citing the original article.
Example -Last, F. M., & Last, F. M. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume(Issue), pp. Pages. doi: xx.xxxx/X000X0XXXXX000XXX