Copyright Policy

Copyright of any article submitted to International Refereed Journal of Tamil Studies Research (IRJTSR) will be retained by the author(s) under the Creative Commons license, which allows unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction provided the original work is properly cited.

Rights Granted to Author
Author has to sign on the licence agreement to allow author to publish the article. Licence agreement is related to transfer of publishing rights from author to publisher.
Copy right of the submitted article will be retained with Author.
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Author will also retain patent, trademark and other intellectual property rights for his submission.

Rights Retained to IRJTSR
For open access articles that are published in Mahizhini publication is granted with the following rights-
The exclusive right to publish and distribute an article, and have rights to share including for commercial purposes too.
The article can be used to promote on social media even after publication.

Any claims of copyright infringement should be addressed to the Editor at editorirjts@gmail.com bearing the subject line "Copyright Infringement". The claim must be sufficed by documented evidence supporting the same version as being published or copyrighted or patented by the aggrieved party before the date of publication of the concerned IRJTSR article. On receipt of the claim, the IRJTSR Board, if found deemed, shall inform the IRJTSR author to provide an explanation; the discussion of which shall be transparent to both parties.

The IRJTSR Board reserves the sole rights to decide the validity of any such claims. After deliberation, if the claim is found justified, the concerned manuscript will be removed from all IRJTSR archives and servers. Any subsequent print copies of the concerned issue will not contain the article. In case, the changes required are minimal such as inclusion of references, the authors will be intimated to do the required amendments according to the IRJTSR article correction policies.

Publishing Licence Agreement
Authors are requested to grant a license to publish in our International Refereed Journal of Tamil Studies Research. Please fill in this license agreement form and return it to mahizhinipublication@gmail.com.