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CrossMark Policy

CrossMark is a service/initiative offered by CrossRef that allows readers to obtain extensive information about published papers. The Crossmark button can be found on the HTML webpage of a published article as well as in the PDF of the published article, and by clicking it, readers can identify the content type (article, review, and letters), history of the article (submitted/Revised/Accepted dates), author details including their ORCID, funding information, peer review information, and the current version of the record they are reading, including corrections/modifications. More information can be found on the CrossMark website ( 


Further, ARA follows the COPE guidelines on correction and retraction and we encourage the authors to read the same (