Retraction and/or Corrections Policy

Authors are suggested to not withdrawing the manuscript after submission stage (review, copyedit, production, etc). NLR editors will take into consideration to retract the published manuscript if:

  1. The manuscript with a clear evidence have an unreliable findings either as a misconduct result (e. g: data falsification) or honest error (e. g: miscalculation)
  2. The findings in the manuscript have been published previously in another manuscript elsewhere without crossreferencing, permission, or justification
  3. It denotes a plagiarism
  4. It states unethical research

NLR’s editors shall issue an expression of concern if:

  1. They receive an unconvincing evidence of research or publication misconducted by the authors
  2. They find an evidence of unreliable findings but the authors’ institution will not investigate the case
  3. They believe that an investigation into presumption of misconduct related to publication either has not been or would not be, fair and impartial or conclusive
  4. An investigation is underway but a judgment will not be available for a considerable time

NLR’s editors shall consider issuing a correction if:

  1. A small portion an otherwise reliable publication proves to be misleading (especially because of honest error)
  2. There is an incorrect authors/contributors list ((i.e. a deserving author has been omitted or somebody who does not meet authorship criteria has been included)