Open Access Policy, Copyright Notice & Digital Preservation Policy

 OPEN ACCESS POLICY 

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Articles are published under the terms of a Creative Commons license which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

COPYRIHT NOTICE 

This journal has chosen to apply the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License (CC BY-NC 3.0) to all papers to be published. CC BY-NC - Allows users to copy, distribute and transmit an article, adapt the article as long as the author is attributed and the article is not used for commercial purposes. 

Authors who wish to publish withis journal agre to the following terms;

1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.

3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

DEIGITAL PRESERVATION POLICY

 Our Journal has electronic backup and preservation of access to the content via PKP Preservation Network (PN). The PKPPN provides free preservation services for our journal as it meets a few basic criteria required by PKPPN.  

Our Journal also has following alternate preservation options;

LOCKSS: Our Journal supports the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to ensure a secure and permanent archive for journal content.

CLOCKSS: Our Journal   also supports the CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to ensure a secure and permanent archive for the journal contents.