Licenses and Copyright

The following policy applies to the University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science (UTJsci).

 UTJsci applies for the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ ) to articles and other work that we publish. If you submit your paper for publication by UTJsci, you agree to have the CC BY license applied to your work. Under this Open Access license, you as the author agree that anyone can reuse your article in whole or part for any purpose, for free, even for commercial purposes. Anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse the content as long as the author and original source are properly cited. This facilitates freedom in reuse and also ensures that UTJsci content can be mined without barriers to the need for research.

If you have written permission to do so, yes. If your manuscript contains content such as photos, images, figures, tables, audio files, videos, etc., that you or your co-authors do not own, we will require you to provide us with proof that the owner of that content (a) has given you written permission to use it, and (b) has approved of the CC BY license being applied to their content. We provide a form that you can use to ask and obtain permission from the owner.  If you do not have the owner's permission, we will ask you to remove that content and/or replace it with other content that you own or have such permission to use. Do not assume that you can use any content you find on the Internet, or that the content is fair use just because it is not clear who the owner is or what license applies. It is up to you to ascertain what rights you have—if any—to use that content.

           UTJsci reserves the right to remove any photos, captures, images, figures, tables, illustrations, audio and video files, and the like, from any paper, whether before or after publication, if we have reason to believe that the content was included in your paper without permission from the content's owner.