Copyright policy

Copyright policy

All articles published in Al-Qadisiyah Journal For Engineering Sciences (QJES) will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY).

 Supplemental Materials

With respect to Supplemental Materials that the author wishes to make accessible through a link in the Article or on a site or through a service of the Journal, the Journal shall be entitled to publish, post, reformat, index, archive, make available and link to such Supplemental Materials on a non-exclusive basis in all forms and media (whether now known or later developed), and permit others to do so. Supplemental Materials shall mean additional materials that are not an intrinsic part of the Article, including but not limited to experimental data, e-components, encodings and software, and enhanced graphical, illustrative, video and audio material. Scholarly communication rights

The author retains the copyright in the Article and that no rights in patents, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights are transferred to the Journal. As the author of the Article, The author understand that he or she shall have:

  1. the same rights to reuse the Article as those allowed to third party users of the Article under the CC-BY license, as well as
  2. the right to use the Article in a subsequent compilation of my works or to extend the Article to book-length form, to include the Article in a thesis or dissertation, or otherwise to use or re-use portions or excerpts in other works, for both commercial and non-commercial purposes. Except for such uses, I understand that the license of publishing rights I have granted to the Journal gives the Journal the exclusive right to make or sub-license commercial use.

 User rights

QJES will apply the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 International License (CC-BY) to the Article where it publishes the Article in the journal on its online platforms on an Open Access basis.

The CC-BY license allows users to copy and distribute the Article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. 

  1. Reversion of rights

Articles may sometimes be accepted for publication but later rejected in the publication process, even in some cases after public posting in Articles in Press form, in which case all rights will revert to the author. 

       2. Revisions and addenda

No revisions, additional terms, or addenda to this License Agreement can be accepted without the Journal expressing written consent.