Copyright and Licensing
All research papers published in NDU Journal are permanently available online without any restrictions. These can be read, downloaded, and cited on the condition that appropriate acknowledgement/ citation is included.
Copyright of an open-access research paper published in NDU Journal is retained by the Author(s) concerned due to his/ her original work. Author(s) grants a license to NDU Journal to publish his/ her research paper and identify itself as the original publisher.
Author(s) is encouraged to post his/ her research work, published in NDU Journal, online under their names or ID along with DOI/ URL (duly attributing to NDU Journal as original publisher) to make their publications available to a larger audience to increase the impact factor and citation levels.
If a research paper published in NDU Journal needs to be translated or republished in another journal (or any other publishing medium), prior permission must be obtained from the original publisher. In this regard, manuscripts and editorial communications may be directed to the Editor NDU Journal (email@example.com).
Articles published in NDU Journal are licensed under an open-access Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0). A research paper published in NDU Journal may be reused and quoted provided the original version is cited while ensuring that the Author(s) receives proper credit.
Users are free to Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and Adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material). The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms if they follow the license terms:
- Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
- Non Commercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
- No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
Author(s) can deposit his/ her work (submitted, accepted, and published versions) in an institutional or other repository/ website without embargo. However, the Author(s) is advised to refrain from posting manuscripts during the submission/ publishing process as it may affect the Turnitin Similarity Index. Author(s) should also clearly attribute NDU Journal as the original source of publication and provide accurate citation details when posting, reusing, or distributing published Open Access research papers elsewhere. The URL/ DOI of the published article should be mentioned when posting to any repository.
Reproducing Published Material from other Publishers
NDU Journal does not publish material from other publications without permission. Author(s) must obtain permission to reproduce any printed material which does not fall into the public domain or for which he/ she does not hold the copyright. The copyright holder may give instructions to be followed; otherwise, follow the style (shown below) to be mentioned at the end of the caption of the Table, Figure, Scheme, etc.
"Reproduced with permission from [author], [book/journal title]; published by [publisher], [year]."