Copyright and Publishing Rights


The copyright for articles published in JEST is retained by the authors under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. This means that authors are free to share and adapt their work for non-commercial purposes, as long as they give appropriate credit to the original authors and the journal.

Publishing Rights

In addition to retaining copyright, authors also grant JEST the right to publish and distribute their articles. This includes the right to make articles available online, in print, and in other formats. JEST also has the right to translate and adapt articles for non-commercial purposes.

Author Self-Archiving

Authors are permitted to self-archive their articles in their own institutional repositories or on their personal websites, as long as they include a link to the published article on the JEST website.

Third-Party Use

Anyone who wishes to use an article from JEST for commercial purposes must obtain permission from the copyright holder. This can be done by contacting the corresponding author of the article.

Copyright Transfer Agreement

Upon acceptance of an article for publication, the corresponding author is required to sign a copyright transfer agreement. This agreement confirms that the authors have the right to grant JEST the rights to publish and distribute their article.