Self Archiving Policy

The Authors publishing with the journal are permitted to self-archive the Preprint Version of the article anywhere at any point of time, and may self-archive the accepted Peer-reviewed Version and the Postprint Version at any point of time.

Author/s, however, need to include an acknowledgement: “This is the pre-peer reviewed version/Preprint Version/Postprint Version of the article: [FULL CITATION: Article name, author’s name, name of the journal, Vol. No…, Year, link to the article, link to the journal which has been published after peer-review and in a final version at [Link to final article]. 

Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving:

The self-archived preprint, in its accepted and published versions may be used according to the following modes of publication:

Non-Commercial Use

Individuals may use versions mentioned above strictly for academic purposes following the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License under the conditions that:

  • The author’s rights as “Author” are not violated. Proper attribution needs to be incorporated.
  • Copyrights of the author, of the present publisher or any third party are not violated.

Commercial Use

For commercial purpose use of all the versions without the prior permission of The Creative Launcher is strictly restricted. Interested parties for re-use or reprint permission must write to the journal or the publisher. The publisher may grant non-exclusive copyright for a fixed fee.

Related Policies 

Policy for Submitted Version

-Open Access Allowed:  Allowed

 Policy for Accepted Version 

-Open Access Allowed:  Yes

-Where It can be deposited?:  Yes (Institutional Repositories,  Other Open Access Repositories, Pre-print Server, Author's Personal Website)

-Embargo Length:  No Embargo 

Policy for Published Version

-Open Access Allowed:  Yes

-Where It can be deposited?:  Yes (Institutional Repositories,  Other Open Access Repositories, Pre-Print Server, Author's Personal Website)

-Embargo Length:  No Embargo 


The journal or the publisher does not ensure any kind of warranty to self-archived materials.