Repository Policy

Repository policy (Policy for use of journal articles in institutional repositories)

GU Journal of Phytosciences is a open access journal (i.e., It can be accessed free of charge on the Internet, and the scope and conditions for secondary use are clearly stated).

The “Repository Policy” refers to the policy of the authors of journal articles when they make them available on the internet, such as in institutional repositories. The GU J. Phytosci. decided on the following policy:

“Repository Policy of the Journal”

  1. Articles Used
    Only the publisher’s final version, which are post-peer review papers, are allowed to be used. The use of the final version of the author’s paper and the pre-peer review version are not permitted. However, until the publisher’s final version is published, the publisher’s advance online publication version (the version with a cover page showing the date of receipt, date of acceptance, DOI, etc. on the author’s final manuscript) may be used. It must be replaced when the publisher’s final published version is released.
  2. Permitted sites
    Institutional repositories that are operated by domestic and foreign universities and non-profit research institutions.
    Websites of research funding organizations that have provided support for the research of this article.
    Author’s Web site.
    Non-commercial online thesis archives.
  3. Terms of use
    The copyright holder, source and DOI must also be indicated. For example of copyright notice, “© 2022 The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan”.