Copyright and Publishing Rights

The copyright of all articles published in the Indus Journal of Bioscience Research (IJBR) is retained by the authors. However, upon acceptance of an article for publication, the authors agree to transfer copyright to the IJBR, which will be published in the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.

This means that the authors retain the right to:

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

The authors agree not to use the material for commercial purposes.

The IJBR will publish the article under the terms of the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, which means that:

  • Anyone can copy, distribute, and transmit the work
  • Anyone can adapt the work
  • Anyone can make commercial use of the work

However, the IJBR must be credited as the original publisher of the work.

The authors can also use the material for their own purposes, such as teaching, research, and private study.

If the authors wish to use the material for commercial purposes, they must obtain permission from the IJBR.

The IJBR copyright policy is designed to balance the rights of the authors with the needs of the scientific community. By publishing articles under the terms of the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, the IJBR ensures that the articles are freely available to the public, while also protecting the rights of the authors.

Here are some additional details about the CC BY-NC 4.0 license:

  • Attribution: The work must be attributed to the authors.
  • NonCommercial: The work cannot be used for commercial purposes.
  • No additional restrictions: The work cannot be subject to additional restrictions.