Article sharing policy
This page outlines the article sharing policy in open access scholarly journals published by Tabriz University of Medical Sciences.
Are authors allowed to archive their submitted article in an open access repository?
No. The authors submitting articles to a journal published by Tabriz University of Medical Sciences are prohibited from publishing the submitted material in an open repository before peer-review and publication in the journal.
However, the source data of the submitted work that has been mandatorily made public in a website such as registries required for clinical trials are exempt from this prohibition and present an acceptable form of publicized data from the article before its publication.
Are authors allowed to archive their accepted article in an open access repository?
Yes. The authors are allowed to deposit their corrected manuscript in open repositories after acceptance in the journal.
Are authors allowed to archive the final published article (PDF) in an open access repository?
Yes. The authors are encouraged to archive the final PDF version of their article in open repositories, such as those of their universities.