Open Access Publishing at Ivy Scientific

All articles submitted for publication are processed with rigorous peer review, professional editing and production, and internet visibility. All of our articles enjoy the same level of functionality on our website.

Open Access Copyright Licensing:

Ivy Scientific publishes articles under the Creative Commons license in order to enable the open publication of their articles:

CC BY-NC-ND: Creation Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License 4.0

According to the Creative Commons website: “This license is the most restrictive of the six main CC licenses, only allowing others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.”

As author, you retain copyright in your work, but are required to agree to the open access terms and conditions, which are set out in the license form. These include a warranty that the article is original and is not in breach of anybody else’s rights or otherwise unlawful. Submission to another journal is not permitted.

What is allowed with respect to the published article?

Articles licensed under CC BY-NC-ND licenses may have any version posted on any website by anyone without embargo; however, please note:

Articles licensed under the CC BY-NC-ND license may not be used for commercial purposes by anyone and not used to create derivative work by transforming or building upon the article by anyone other than you.

If you post your article on any website or repository, acknowledgement in the form of a full citation should be given to the journal as the original source of publications, together with a link to the journal webpage and/or DOI as soon as they are available. Such information will help in getting the work cited.