Archiving and Article Sharing Policy

Article Sharing

Authors who publish in National Journal of Community Medicine journal can share their research in several ways, without any restriction. There are some simple guidelines to follow, which vary depending on the article version you wish to share.

A) Preprint

Authors can share their preprint anywhere at any time. If accepted for publication, we encourage authors to link from the preprint to their formal publication via its Digital Object Identifier (DOI). So, links will help your users to find, access, cite, and use the best available version.

B) Accepted Manuscript

Authors can share their accepted manuscript immediately via their personal homepage or blog, via their research institute or institutional repository, directly by providing copies to their students or collaborators for their personal use, or for private scholarly sharing.

In all cases accepted manuscripts should link to the formal publication via its DOI bear a CC-BY-SA license.

C) Published Journal Article

All article published in the journal are open access articles. There is no embargo period for sharing. Authors are advisable to share a link of an article rather than the sharing full-text. Author may also share your Published Journal Article (PJA) privately with known students or colleagues for their personal use.

In all cases accepted manuscripts should link to the formal publication via its DOI bear a CC-BY-SA license.

 

Archiving

National Journal of Medical Research utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries, allowing those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

 

Author Self-Archiving

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post any version of their manuscript to personal or institutional websites, in repositories and similar, prior to and after publication (while providing the bibliographic details of that publication).

 

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