This Archiving Policy outlines the procedures for preserving and ensuring long-term access to the scholarly content published in "Research Journal." We are committed to safeguarding the integrity and accessibility of research findings for future generations of researchers and readers.


This policy applies to all published content in "Research Journal," including:

  • Peer-reviewed articles
  • Editorials
  • Reviews
  • Letters to the editor
  • Supplementary materials

Archiving Methods

"Research Journal" employs a multi-pronged approach to archiving its content:

  • Primary Repository: All published content is stored in a secure, institutional repository managed by [insert name of institution/organization]. This repository ensures long-term digital preservation and adheres to industry best practices for data integrity and security.
  • Secondary Repositories: "Research Journal" actively participates in the following digital preservation networks:
    • CLOCKSS/LOCKSS: These distributed archiving systems ensure redundancy and guarantee access to content even if the primary repository becomes unavailable.
    • PKP Preservation Network: This network, specifically designed for journals using the Open Journal System (OJS) platform, provides additional archiving and disaster recovery capabilities.
    • Institutional and Subject Repositories: "Research Journal" encourages authors to self-archive their published articles in their institutional repositories or relevant subject repositories.

Author Archiving Rights

Authors retain copyright of their published work in accordance with [insert journal's copyright policy]. They are encouraged to self-archive their articles in personal websites, institutional repositories, or subject repositories under the terms specified in the journal's copyright agreement.

Embargo Periods

"Research Journal" may have embargo periods for self-archiving of published articles. These embargo periods are designed to protect the journal's subscription model and ensure its financial sustainability. Please refer to the journal's specific self-archiving policy for details on embargo periods.