Terms and Conditions

Authors are requested to read the following “Terms and Conditions” very carefully. If authors submit anything for publication, it will be taken for granted that they have read the “Terms and Conditions” and agreed to the same.
[Special Terms and Conditions: If any author has to comply with any Funder’s policies for publication, we may be contacted for allowing special provision for Special Terms and Conditions at editor@chitrolekha.com.]
  • Copyright: The authors give Aesthetics Media Services exclusive, all-language-use copyright to publish, reproduce, distribute and grant reprinting permission to any other publishing agency or company to publish/distribute the articles, diagrams, maps and images online and in hard paper formats, wireless and all electronic digital formats and media like CD/DVD/Blue-ray disc and all other formats and media to be invented in future and for any number of copies at any time.
  • Submission: While submitting any piece of writing or illustration with us for publication, the authors understand that the same has not been sent or is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • Copyright Permission from Others: Authors are responsible for getting the permission from the Copyright Holders for the reproduction of articles, long quotations, diagrams, maps and images in the articles, essays, illustration that they submit for publication in the journal.
  • Copyright Violation: In case of copyright violation or/and plagiarism solely the author/s will remain responsible and the publisher of Chitrolekha cannot be held responsible and made a party for such cases.
  • No Payment: The publisher does not pay any royalty to authors or artists for their article or works.
  • Formatting: Authors will have to prepare the final MS as per the template supplied by us.
  • Sharing: Contributors can share links, abstracts anywhere on any format. They can share the final published papers via email on non-commercial basis.
  • Archiving: We do not allow self-archiving of the full contents in institutional repository or any other third party repository for authors. Authors can self-archive only Abstracts.
  • Authors and contributors should understand that Aesthetics Media Services reserves the right to change/modify the terms and conditions of the journal at any time.

Licensing

Creative Commons License
The contents of the site are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Self-archiving Policy

  • Authors who need to submit pre-publication copy after acceptance, can deposit the material in any directory.
  • Authors who want preserve a copy of their article in published form in their institutional depository or any depository, should note that the publication needs to be funded by a funding agency and needs to wait for a period of one month after the publication of the material.
  • Authors can submit or publish the Abstract of a published article anywhere in any format with links to the website of the journal and to the article.

Self-archiving Policy: Institutional Repository

Authors publishing with the journals and magazines published by the AesthetixMS are permitted to self-archive the Preprint Version of the article at any time, and may self-archive the accepted Peer-reviewed Version and the Postprint Version after an embargo period on the condition that the publication needs to be funded by a funding agency or that the request will be made by an appropriate authority of the institution. We will not allow archiving of peer reviewed and final published versions in any third party repository. However, the Abstract and the Metadata can be shared anywhere.

Preprint Version

The submitted version of an article is the author’s version that has not been peer-reviewed, nor has any change been made to it.
Author/s are allowed to upload or post their preprint version on:

  • a personal website
  • the author’s institutional repository or any website
  • any non-commercial preprint repository

There is no embargo period for self-archiving the submitted version. Author/s, however, need to include an acknowledgement of acceptance for publication on the first page:

“This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the article: [FULL CITATION: Article name, author’s name, name of the journal, Vol. No…, Year, link to the article, link to the journal www.chitrolekha.com], which has been published after peer review in final version at [Link to final article]. “

Authors are not allowed to update or replace the preprint version with the accepted one or the published one.

Author/s can remove their preprint versions at any time without our consent from any place.

Accepted (peer-reviewed) Version

The accepted version of an article is the version that includes all the changes made after the peer preview. This is distinct from the published version in that it does not include the formatting, citation, linkings and embedded metadata.
Author/s can self-archive the accepted Peer-reviewed Version after an embargo period on the condition that the publication needs to be funded by a funding agency or that the request will be made by an appropriate authority of the institution. We do not allow archiving of peer reviewed versions in any third party repository. However, the Abstract and the Metadata can be shared anywhere.

The version posted must include the following notice on the first page:

“This is the accepted version of the article: [FULL CITATION: Article name, author’s name, name of the journal, Vol. No…, Year, link to the article, link to the journal www.chitrolekha.com], which has been published after peer review in final version at [Link to final article]. “
Author/s can remove their accepted version at any time without our consent from any place.

Final Published Version

The final published version is that version which has been posted in the journal with all the changes after peer review, formatting, linkings and embedded metadata.

Author/s can self-archive the Final Published Version after an embargo period on the condition that the publication needs to be funded by a funding agency or that the request will be made by an appropriate authority of the institution. We do not allow archiving of peer reviewed versions in any third party repository. However, the Abstract and the Metadata can be shared anywhere.
The version posted must include the following notice on the first page:
“This is the final published version of the article: [FULL CITATION: Article name, author’s name, name of the journal, Vol. No…, Year, link to the article, link to the journal www.chitrolekha.com], which has been published after peer review in final version at [Link to final article]. “
Author/s can remove the self-archived final versions at any time without our consent from any place.

Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving:

The self-archived preprint, accepted and published versions may be used only for the following purpose:

Non-Commercial Use

Individuals may use the versions only for academic purpose under the following conditions that:

  • The author’s rights as AUTHOR are not violated. Proper attribution needs to be incorporated.
  • Copyrights of the author, of the present publisher or any third party are not violated.

Commercial Use
For commercial purpose, use of all the versions without the prior permission of Aesthetics Media Services is restricted. Interested parties for re-use or reprint permission must write to the publisher for permission at editor@rupkatha.com. The publisher may grant non-exclusive copyright for a fixed fee.

Disclaimer

AesthetixMS does not ensure any kind of warranty to self-archived materials.

Last updated on 07/09/2016

ANNOUNCEMENT

The Chitrolekha Magazine is being converted into a full-fledged scholarly journal soon. So, we close this series of publication that had started in 2011. We will not accept any submission of article till further announcement. All the contents of the previous series will remain in archived and retrievable condition. Please wait for the new journal in new avatar. We sincerely thank all the readers, authors, editors, support staff and well-wishers. We started the magazine with the special aim of promoting the art and craft of Bengal. But unfortunately, we did not get appropriate responses from the people who are in charge of arts and crafts. We will start a new journey with new editorial staff and system and focus. So good-bye from the old team. Best wishes for all of you...