Licensing Policy

1. Open Access and Copyright

The "Journal for Social Science Studies" is committed to open access, believing in the widest possible dissemination of scholarly research. All published articles are made freely available to the public immediately upon publication.

Authors retain copyright of their work, but grant the journal a non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce, distribute, and translate the article. This license allows others to share and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes, provided the original author(s) and the source are properly cited.

2. Choice of License

Authors can choose between two Creative Commons licenses when submitting their articles:

Authors can indicate their preferred license during the submission process. The journal will also suggest a license based on the article's content and intended use.

3. Permissions and Reuse

Authors are encouraged to share and reuse their articles in other contexts, such as personal websites, institutional repositories, and textbooks. However, reuse must comply with the terms of the chosen license.

For commercial reuse of articles, authors should contact the journal to obtain permission from the copyright holder(s).

4. Archiving and Preservation

The journal will ensure the long-term availability of all published articles by depositing them in a recognized digital archive.

5. Revisions and Errata

In case of errors or revisions to published articles, the journal will follow established guidelines for corrections and retractions.

6. Changes to Policy

The journal reserves the right to update this licensing policy at any time. Any changes will be announced on the journal website and will apply to all articles published after the effective date of the change.