Copyright and Licensing
Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology (JENT) is an open access, peer reviewed journal, which means that all articles are freely available without charge to all users immediately upon publication. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
Open access (OA) is a recent and preferred advancement in the publication industry whereby peer reviewed research and manuscript contents are made freely available for public use over the Internet almost immediately after being accepted for publication. OA gives quick exposure of scholarly research to the scientific community where one can use it any number of times for free after citing the author. Thus, in OA journals author(s) are the sole owners of the copyright to the article.
JENT is committed to convey the authors a strong understanding of their rights and responsibilities. Our expert editorial policies helps authors to understand open licenses, and allows authors to easily comply with the open access requirements of their corresponding institution, government and funding body.
JENT implements the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY-NC) license to works we publish. This license allows users to copy, distribute and transmit an article, adapt the article as long as the author is attributed. But the CC BY-NC license not permits commercial reuse.
The author retains copyright of their work with a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.
Images and Figures
Authors must have written permission from the copyright holder to use / publish any figures or images that are covered by copyright and cite the original source. Figures reproduced from those published under the Creative Commons Attribution International license (CC BY-NC 4.0) may be reproduced, but only with correct attribution.