Licensing Policy

1. Introduction

The "Research Journal of Psychology" (RJP) is an open-access journal committed to the dissemination of high-quality research in all areas of psychology. This Licensing Policy outlines the terms and conditions under which authors can retain and share their work published in the RJP.

2. Open Access Policy

The RJP adheres to the principles of open access, which means that all published articles are freely available online to everyone, without any barriers or subscriptions. Authors retain copyright of their work and grant RJP a non-exclusive license to publish and distribute their articles.

3. License Options

Authors of articles published in the RJP have the following license options to choose from:

  • CC BY (Creative Commons Attribution): This license allows anyone to share and adapt the article, as long as they give appropriate credit to the author(s) and the journal.
  • CC BY-NC (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial): This license is similar to CC BY, but it prohibits the use of the article for commercial purposes.
  • CC BY-ND (Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives): This license allows anyone to share the article, but it prohibits the creation of derivative works.

Authors can choose their preferred license during the submission process.

4. Author Rights

Authors retain the following rights to their work published in the RJP:

  • The right to be credited as the author(s) of the article.
  • The right to self-archive the article in their own institutional repository or on their personal website.
  • The right to use the article for non-commercial purposes, such as teaching or research.
  • The right to withdraw the article from the journal at any time.

5. Copyright and Permissions

Authors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions for the use of copyrighted materials in their articles. This includes, but is not limited to, figures, tables, and images.