Open Access Policy
JINTAN is committed to promoting open access to scientific research to foster the global exchange of knowledge and facilitate the dissemination of research findings. The journal follows an open-access policy that enables unrestricted access to its published articles, ensuring that they are freely available to readers worldwide. Here is a description of the open-access policy of JINTAN:
- Open Access Publication: JINTAN publishes all its articles under an open-access model. This means that once an article is accepted for publication, it is immediately made freely available to the public without any subscription fees or paywalls.
- License: To facilitate open access dissemination, JINTAN typically applies a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND) license to its published articles. The CC BY NC ND license allows users to freely share, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the published work, provided proper attribution is given to the authors and the journal (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work.
- Benefits of Open Access: JINTAN recognizes the numerous advantages of open-access publishing. Open access increases the visibility and accessibility of research articles, making them more discoverable by researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and the general public. It promotes collaboration, enables the reuse of research findings, and facilitates the advancement of knowledge in the field of agricultural sciences.
- Sustainability and Funding: To support the open-access publication model, JINTAN may adopt various funding models. This can include article processing charges (APCs) that are levied on authors or institutions to cover the costs of editorial processes, peer review, production, and ongoing maintenance of the journal's infrastructure. The specific funding details and any applicable fees are clearly communicated to authors and readers.
- Archiving and Preservation: JINTAN recognizes the importance of the long-term preservation of research articles. The journal takes measures to ensure the archiving and digital preservation of its published content, utilizing established digital repositories or archives. This ensures the continued availability and accessibility of the articles for future reference and use. See Archiving Policy
JINTAN's open access policy aligns with the principles of the global open access movement, aiming to break down barriers to access scholarly research and promote the widespread dissemination of knowledge. By embracing open access, the journal contributes to the advancement of agricultural sciences, facilitates interdisciplinary collaborations, and supports the needs of researchers, practitioners, and the wider community.