Rights and Duties of Authors

All authors published their research papers in Iraqi Journal for Computers and Informatics Field are entitled for following rights and obligations. Authors hold full copyright and self-archiving rights; they transfer the publishing rights to by the University of Information Technology and Communications (UoITC) in Baghdad- Iraq. IJCI.
1. We do decline to publish material where a pre-print or working paper has been previously mounted online.
2. We allow author to get their seminar papers published with note about the seminar if the paper is not mounted online.
3. The research and review papers published in Journal Iraqi Journal for Computers and Informatics can be archived in any private of public archives online or offline. Authors are allowed to archive their article in open access repositories as post-prints. Note: a post-print is the version incorporating changes and modifications resulting from peer-review comments.
4. Authors are free to use link to our published papers and share the published papers online or offline in the final format printed on the Journal website.
5. Authors can index and store the published papers in the private or public archives or repositories like university database, Google Scholar, Academia, Mendeley, Scribd etc.
6. We promote sharing of knowledge with due credit to the authors and researchers of the papers published with Journal Iraqi Journal for Computers and Informatics.
7. Authors can request a certificate to publish each on their own the site's Journal Iraqi Journal for Computers and Informatics.

Authors and Co-authors
Authors are advised to follow the guidelines and code of ethics strictly. Submit manuscripts which are their original 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 cross check the reference before submission of 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 failure once they receive the acceptance of their article for publication.

Publication and Submission fee
charges for publication vary between local and international authors. Generally, Total publishing fees is (75,000 ID) , a notification of a payment of (40,000 ID) to the Financial Department/University of Information Technology and Communications should be submitted to the IJCI office when submitted the manuscript , after acceptance the 2nd part of charges have to be paid , which is (35,000 ID).

Open Access Policy
The journal is freely available online. Authors are required to agree with this open access policy which enables unrestricted access and reuse of all published articles. The articles are published under the Creative Commons copyright license policy CC-BY-SA. Users are allowed to copy and redistribute the material in printed or electronic format and build upon the material, without further permission for non-commercial use.

Reporting standards
Authors of papers should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective
discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work.
Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviours and are unacceptable. Review and professional publication articles should also be accurate and objective, and editorial opinion works should be clearly identified as such.

Data access and retention
Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

The journal (IJCI) guarantees researchers access to the content of the journal in the event that the journal stops publishing (archive or electronic scientific version) on the journal’s website. The primary locations are (Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals) and (CLOCKSS).

Originality and plagiarism
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism takes many forms, from “passing off” another´s paper as the author´s own paper, to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another´s paper (without attribution), to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behaviours and is unacceptable.

Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication.
An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviours. In general, an author should not submit for consideration in another journal a previously published paper. The copyright remains with the authors (CC-BY-SA), thus they can decide about eventual republication of their text. The primary reference must be cited in the secondary publication.

Intellectual property rights
In accordance with the best practices in the free access environment, the journal reserves the full
rights of the authors of the published articles and is entitled to dispose of them without restrictions
from the journal. According to the Creative Commons License.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Authorship of the paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as coauthors. Where there are others who have participated in certain
substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.
The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate coauthors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version
of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Acknowledgement of funding sources
Sources of funding for the research reported in the article should be duly acknowledged at the end of the article.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed. Examples of potential conflicts of interest which should be disclosed include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. Potential conflicts of interest should be disclosed at the earliest stage possible. Readers should be informed about who has funded research and on the role of the funders in the research.

Fundamental errors in published works
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author´s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.