Licensing Policy

The Cosmic Journal of Chemistry (CJC) is an open access journal, which means that all articles are freely available to read and download. The journal is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 license. This license allows anyone to share and adapt the articles, even commercially, as long as they give appropriate credit to the original author(s).

The CC BY 4.0 license also allows authors to retain copyright of their work. This means that authors can still publish their articles in other journals or books, and they can also use their articles for their own commercial purposes.

To publish an article in the CJC, authors must agree to the following licensing terms:

  • Authors retain copyright of their work and grant to the CJC a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license to publish and distribute the article in any format or medium, including online and in print.
  • Authors agree to allow the CJC to make the article freely available to read and download, and to allow others to share and adapt the article under the terms of the CC BY 4.0 license.
  • Authors agree to cite the CJC as the original publisher of the article in any subsequent publications.

If you have any questions about the licensing policy for the CJC, please contact the journal editor.

Here are some examples of what you can do with articles published in the CJC under the CC BY 4.0 license:

  • You can share the articles with your colleagues and students.
  • You can use the articles in your own presentations and publications.
  • You can translate the articles into other languages and share them with a wider audience.
  • You can create derivative works based on the articles, such as textbooks or online courses.
  • You can even use the articles for commercial purposes, such as selling them or using them in advertising.