In our standard author contract, you transfer – or “assign” – copyright to us as the owner and publisher of the journal .
Assigning the copyright enables us to:
- Effectively manage, publish and make your work available to the academic community and beyond.
- Act as stewards of your work as it appears in the scholarly record.
- Handle reuse requests on your behalf.
- Take action when appropriate where your article has been infringed or plagiarized.
- Increase visibility of your work through third parties.
Authors are allowed to use their own articles for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Journal of Nursing Practices and Research (JNPR). For commercial use we need to know about it. Authors retain the following right to:
- Post a PDF of their article to fellow researchers for educational purposes only;
- Make a reasonable number of copies for personal or non-commercial use. This includes the contributor's own teaching purposes;
- Republish part or all of the article in a book or other publication edited by the author (except for multiple contributions in the same book or publication);
- Use the illustrations and research data in their own future works;
- Use the article in course packs in the authors institution. This does not apply if a commercial charge is made for the compilation or training programme;
- Use the work for further research and presentations at meetings;
- to authorize Journal of Nursing Practices and Research (JNPR) to take legal proceedings in the copyright owner's name and on the authors's name. Reuse all or part of the published manuscript in other works for non-commercial purposes, the original publication in the Journal of Nursing Practices and Research (JNPR) must be approved through a note or citation in a format acceptable to Journal of Nursing Practices and Research (JNPR).
When you publish an open access article, you will retain the copyright in your work. We will ask you to sign an author contract which gives us the non-exclusive right to publish the Version of Record of your article. This author contract incorporates the Creative Commons license of your choice, which will dictate what others can do with your article once it has been published.