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Author's Rights and Obligations

THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL is committed to follow and apply “International Standards for Authors” of the Committee on Publication Ethics in designing and leading the Journal’s reviewing and publishing process and dealing with their issues. You may find the International Standards for Authors, here. Authors should read the standard and apply it to their works, completely.

Authors submitting a paper confirm that the understanding that the manuscript has been read and approved by all authors and that all authors agree to the submission of the manuscript to the Journal. Ulutas Med J adheres to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommends that authorship be based on the following 4 criteria:

  • Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; AND
  • Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; AND
  • Final approval of the version to be published; AND
  • Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

It is a requirement that all authors have been accredited as appropriate upon submission of the manuscript. Contributors who do not qualify as authors should be mentioned under Acknowledgements. 

In addition, authors are advised to follow the following code of ethics strictly Submit manuscripts, which are their originals works or of the work, they are associated with during their tenure. 

Submitted manuscripts should contain original and new results, data, and their ideas, which are not submitted for publishing to other publications or published elsewhere. Fabrication of data and results, intellectual property theft and plagiarism are highly unacceptable, it is beyond the ethics of an author. Information obtained via various media should be provided in the manuscript only with prior permission from the owner of the source of information or data. 

They should properly cite the work they are referring; authors are advised to crosscheck the reference before submission of the manuscript. 

They may not promote in any form via any media to get their works published. No article should have an author who is not directly involved in the work for any means or reasons. 

Authors and co-authors are requested to review and ensure the accuracy and validity of all the results prior to submission. Any potential conflict of interest should be informed to the editor in advance. Authors are bound by the Creative Commons licensing policy of publication. 

All authors are requested to submit the copyright transfer form without fail once they receive the acceptance of their article for publication. 

The authors have full copyright and self-archiving rights, they can transfer broadcast rights to ULUTAS MED J.

We do not have a pre-print or decline on the working paper to publish previously mounted online materials

The author allows you to get papers from their seminar published with a note on the seminar if the paper is not installed online.

Authors are allowed to archive their article in their open access repositories.

Writers is free to use the link to published papers and share the published papers online or offline in the final format printed on the website.

Authors are free to use the link to published papers and share the published papers online or offline in the final format printed on the Magazine website.

Authors can store papers found in private or public archives or Warehouses such as index and university database, Google Academic Academia, Mendeley, Scribd, Issuu etc.



In accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative, open access stands for free and permanent access to published research, combined with clear guidelines for readers to share and use the content. Publishing your research as an open-access article with ULUTAS MED J will mean that it:
  • is checked by PLAGIARISM SOFTWARE

  • is double-blind peer-reviewed

  • is immediately free to access online upon publication

  • can be shared and used by readers as defined by your user license

The UMJ uses an exclusive license agreement for open access articles, which means:



  • The copyright of your article
  • Patent trademark and other intellectual property rights in your article.
  • The right to request others to provide you with an appropriate credit for your article when it is referred to, or appears in another work.

The right to share your article in all formats so your research is widely distributed after publication, using the latest technology. The right to publish your article with your selected user license on our online platforms. The right to enforce your user license, on your behalf, against third parties in the case of plagiarism, ethical disputes, and fraudulent use.


The user license of an article determines how readers can share and use your article without the need to request permission. Before publishing open access, we recommend you to:

  • Understand what each user license permits and the rights it grants to readers to use your article.
  • Check if your funding body or institution requires the use of a specific license in their policy.
  • Read your journal’s Guide for Authors to ensure they offer the license you want to use.
  • Visit the Creativecommons.org site to read what to consider before selecting a user license. It is important to note that your license selection is non-revocable.


Copyright, Licensing, Publishing Rights

The corresponding author is responsible for completing and returning the signed Open Access Agreement to the ULUTAS MED J editorial office during the article submission. All the articles of THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL publish open access articles under a Creative Commons license. With Creative Commons licenses, the author retains copyright and the public is allowed to reuse the content. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details, and publisher are identified. You grant ULUTAS MED J a license to publish the article and to identify as the original publisher and accept the details given below;

Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC): This is a human-readable summary of (and not a substitute for) the license. Disclaimer. You are free to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
  • The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms if you follow the license terms.
  • Under the following terms: Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
  • Notices: You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation. No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material. A new version of this license is available. You should use it for new works and may want to relicense existing works under it. No works are automatically put under the new license, however.


As we stated on the homepage of ulutasmedicaljournal.com, we do a plagiarism check by ITHENTCHICATE SOFTWARE following the first submission of the articles to detect plagiarism.