AUTHORS RIGHTS

 

As an Author publishing in the IJSC you will retain the following rights:

 

a) The right to be identified as the Author of an article whenever and wherever the Article is  published;

b) Patent rights, trademark rights, or rights to any process, product or procedure described in  an article;

c) The right to share for academic use (but not on a commercial or systematic basis) with colleagues print or electronic ‘preprints’ (i.e., versions of the article created prior to peer review) of an  unpublished Article;

d) The right to post the previously mentioned ‘preprints’ in your academic website or institution's intranet but only if the following statement was previously obtained from Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development:
This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in the IJSC [year of
 publication] [copyright Green Lines Institute]

or
This is a preprint of an article whose final and definitive form has been published in the IJSC [year of publication] [copyright Green Lines Institute]

e) The right to make printed copies of all or part of an article for use by you for lecture or
 classroom purposes provided that such copies are not offered for sale or distributed in any  systematic way, and provided that acknowledgement to prior publication in the IJSC is made explicit. In no circumstances copies may be sold to students by you or by your istitution.

f) The right to include an article in a thesis or dissertation that is not to be published
 commercially, provided that acknowledgement to prior publication in the IJSC is made explicit;

g) The right to present an article at a meeting or conference and to distribute printed copies of the Article to the delegates attending the meeting provided that this is not for commercial  purposes and provided that acknowledgement to prior publication in the IJSC is made explicit;

h) The right to expand an article into book-length form for publication, provided that
 acknowledgement to prior publication in the IJSC is made  explicit;

i) The right to receive free of charge 5 copies of the correspondent issue of the IJSC where your article has been published.