Archiving is a Digital preservation that can be seen as the set of processes and activities that ensure the information that now exists in digital formats is backed up and distributed to guarantee continued access for the long term. The digital content of the journal is precious, and measures are in place to ensure its current accessibility and long-term preservation. The preservation policy includes the following steps:
- Website archiving
- Abstracting/Indexing services
The impact you can create by archiving your OA journal articles are:
Long-term availability and accessibility of research work to relevant audiences and readers
It helps minimize or eliminate the risk of digital decay of valuable information by preserving content for a long time.
In a disaster, data retrieval from archive storage is easy. You can recover archived copies of your journals and make them accessible to the public if the original output is lost or removed from a publication.
The more archives you join and submit your scholarly articles to, the higher the chances of your journal discovery and visibility.
When articles are published, authors can self-archive the accepted manuscript on their website and in their funder or institutional repositories for public release.
Authors retain the copyright to their articles. Therefore they can SELF-ARCHIVE their accepted manuscripts as well as published manuscripts.
There is no embargo on archiving articles published under the OPEN ACCESS category. Authors are allowed deposition of such articles on institutional, non-commercial repositories and personal websites immediately after publication on the journal website. This is done under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License CC-BY 4.0.
All articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode), which permits unrestricted archiving, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the work is properly cited.
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