CrossMark Policy

Readers can find the authoritative version of a document via CrossMark, a multi-publisher initiative by the CrossRef Organization. By using the CrossMark logo, Open Science Publishers LLP pledges to keep the information it publishes current and inform readers of any changes as soon as they happen. The current state of a document can be found by clicking on the CrossMark logo, along with possible supplementary publication record details. This helps to ensure that readers have access to the most up-to-date and accurate information available, which is especially important in rapidly evolving fields. Additionally, the CrossMark logo serves as a mark of quality and reliability for publications from Open Science Publishers LLP.

Inside Crossmark, accepted updates are classified into 12 different categories. These are the values:

  • Addendum
  • Clarification
  • Correction
  • Corrigendum
  • Erratum
  • expression_of_concern
  • New_edition
  • New_version
  • Partial_retraction
  • Removal
  • Retraction
  • Withdrawal