Licensing Policy

The Cosmic Journal of Languages (CJL) is an open access journal, which means that all articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. This license allows anyone to reuse, redistribute, and adapt the articles, even commercially, as long as they give appropriate credit to the original authors and the journal.

Authors who publish in the CJL retain copyright to their work. They are also free to deposit their articles in institutional repositories or on personal websites.

Benefits of publishing under an open access license:

  • Increased visibility and readership: Open access articles are more likely to be cited and read than articles published in traditional subscription-based journals.
  • Greater impact: Open access articles are more likely to be translated and used in educational and research settings.
  • Faster dissemination: Open access articles are immediately available to anyone with an internet connection, without having to pay subscription fees.
  • Compliance with research funders: Many research funders now require that publications be published open access.

How to publish under the CJL's open access license:

To publish in the CJL, authors must agree to the journal's open access license. This can be done by signing a copyright transfer agreement during the submission process.

Once an article is published in the CJL, it will be assigned a DOI (digital object identifier), which is a unique identifier that can be used to locate the article online. The article will also be published in the journal's PDF and HTML formats.

How to reuse or redistribute CJL articles:

Anyone can reuse, redistribute, and adapt CJL articles as long as they give appropriate credit to the original authors and the journal. This can be done by including the following information in the reuse or redistribution:

  • The title of the article
  • The name(s) of the author(s)
  • The journal name (Cosmic Journal of Languages)
  • The DOI of the article
  • A link to the original article

For example, if you were to cite a CJL article in a research paper, you would use the following format:

[Author(s) name(s)]. (Year). [Title of article]. Cosmic Journal of Languages, [DOI].

If you were to republish a CJL article on your website, you would include the following information in a conspicuous location:

This article was originally published in the Cosmic Journal of Languages, [DOI].

Conclusion:

The Cosmic Journal of Languages is an open access journal, which means that all articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. This license allows anyone to reuse, redistribute, and adapt the articles, even commercially, as long as they give appropriate credit to the original authors and the journal.