Copyright and author's rights
Copyright and author’s rights
- Materials protected by copyright should only be reproduced with the permission of their owner.
Your work copyright licenses
- You will retain ownership of copyright in your work post publication. However, by publishing open access, PoEM will make your work immediately and permanently available online for anyone to read. In order to determine how you would like readers to use your work, PoEM will give you the choice to select the Creative Commons license under which your work will be released. You will publish under a license with few or no restrictions on how people can reuse your work. You have to take into consideration your funder mandates to publish open access, when applicable.
- Below is a table summarizing CC licenses. To read more about Creative Commons licenses visit CC Licenses and Examples.
You right as author
The copyright for articles in PoEM is retained by the author. By virtue of their publication in this open access system journal, articles are free to use with proper attribution to both the author and Panorama of Emergency Medicine journal, under a Creative Commons license of the author’s choice.
Sharing the different versions of your article:
- The original manuscript (Preprint): It is the pre-review manuscript that is submitted to a journal. You can share it on your personal website, via social media, or as you like. You can even post it on a preprint server before submitting it to PoEM; we don’t consider this as duplicate publication. However, after publication of your article by PoEM, you are requested to add a message to the first page of your deposited original manuscript, wherever it has been posted, stating in it that this is the original manuscript of an article published by Panorama of Emergency Medicine (PoEM), the date of publication, DOI, and the URL link to the published article.
- The accepted Manuscript: This is the final draft of a manuscript: post peer review, before the article is copyedited, typeset, and published. You can share it on your personal website, via social media, or as you like, mentioning that this is an accepted manuscript by PoEM. After publication, an updating message shall be added to wherever the accepted manuscript has been posted. The message should include that this is an accepted manuscript of an article published by Panorama of Emergency Medicine (PoEM), date of publication, DOI, and the URL link to the published article, even when a retraction, expression of concern, or significant correction was applied to the Version of Record.
- Version of Record (VOR): This is the final published article. There are no restrictions on how to use it, except for publishing it in another journal, discussion should be made with PoEM first. An article must state that its reuse is allowed pursuant to the terms of the Creative Commons license under which it was released. Besides, the author should mention that this is an article published by PoEM, provide the date of publication, DOI and a link to the Version of Record on the PoEM’s site. Should a retraction, expression of concern, or significant correction be applied to the Version of Record, the VOR must link clearly to the published notice. For a printed work such as a book, … the reference of the published article by PoEM should be mentioned, including the article DOI.
- Adding a link to the version of record using its Digital Object Identifier (DOI) helps in tracking and collating downloads and citations – data to assess the impact of your work.
- Unless an exact replication of the VOR/abstract, all PoEM trademarks must be removed, irrespective of which Creative Commons license applies.
- Any translations of the manuscript, VOR or abstract must state: “This is an unofficial translation of a manuscript that has been accepted for publication by PoEM. PoEM has not endorsed this translation.”