Repository Policy

AGRINIKA Journal recognizes the value of repositories in preserving and disseminating scholarly research. The journal has a repository policy that outlines guidelines and permissions regarding the deposition of its published articles in external repositories. Here is a description of the repository policy of AGRINIKA Journal:

  1. Author's Rights and Permissions: AGRINIKA Journal acknowledges the rights of authors to share and disseminate their research findings. Therefore, authors are generally permitted to deposit their accepted and published articles in external repositories, subject to certain conditions and permissions.
  2. Preprint Servers and Institutional Repositories: AGRINIKA Journal allows authors to share their preprints or accepted manuscripts in preprint servers or institutional repositories before publication. This enables early access to the research findings and encourages collaboration and feedback from the scientific community.
  3. Post-publication Depository: Once an article is published in AGRINIKA Journal, the journal typically allows authors to deposit the final published version or the author's accepted manuscript in repositories designated for post-publication archiving. 
  4. Repository Requirements and Conditions: Authors depositing their articles in external repositories are generally expected to adhere to certain requirements and conditions, which may include a) Clearly indicating the original source of publication (e.g., providing a citation or link to the article in AGRINIKA Journal). b) Adhering to the repository's terms of service and copyright policies, and c) Complying with any licensing requirements specified by AGRINIKA Journal, such as Creative Commons licenses.
  5. Archiving Permissions for Repositories: AGRINIKA Journal may establish formal agreements or partnerships with specific repositories to facilitate the archiving and long-term preservation of its published content. Such agreements ensure that the articles deposited in these repositories are properly archived, indexed, and made accessible to the research community.

AGRINIKA Journal's repository policy aims to strike a balance between promoting open access to research findings and respecting the interests of the journal and its authors. Overall, AGRINIKA permits authors to deposit their submitted, accepted, and published versions in an institutional or another repository of their choosing without embargo. By allowing authors to deposit their articles in repositories, the policy encourages broader visibility and accessibility of the research, fostering knowledge dissemination and collaboration within the agricultural sciences community.