Copyright and Permissions

The corresponding author is responsible for the accuracy of the content and used materials. The corresponding author must ensure that none of the supplementary materials including but not limited to figures, tables, illustrations, and maps are not subject to copyright, or third party ownership. Otherwise, the corresponding author must obtain written permission from the copyright holder before the article can be published in JURD. Authors are responsible for obtaining the necessary permission for reproducing any material owned by a third party including paying for the permission, this includes the author's previous works if published elsewhere (when the term of copyright has not expired).

We strongly suggest that the authors do not use any third-party materials unless absolutely necessary. Please do not make any commitment in obtaining reproduction licenses before checking with the editorial board as the terms of license might not match with the publication policy of JURD. If necessary, please find the ‘license permission’ letter from JURD and fill it out accordingly. Please note that obtaining permission might be time-consuming.

Please ensure that all materials are credited properly in the accompanying caption of figures and tables. Please acknowledge all aids and assistance that the authors received in producing the final manuscript. All materials are considered (by authors) if not stated otherwise, and the corresponding author bears the legal responsibility.

JURD requires the transfer of the copyright to the journal, this would facilitate the protection of the article against infringement and plagiarism. Furthermore, usage by third parties and permissions would go through the journal ensuring the proper citation for the used materials.

As authors, you have the following rights:

  • Reusing your own version of figures and illustration.
  • Reprinting and sharing your work for non-commercial purposes, like in the classroom, or sending it to other researchers.
  • Presenting the findings in conferences or meetings.

If you wish to use the final published version of the article in any other way, please contact the editorial team of JURD.

Authors will be asked to complete a Journal Publishing Agreement, once the article is accepted for publication. The corresponding author will receive a confirmation letter via e-mail or through an online link for receipt of the final version of the manuscript, all figures and tables, and the Journal Publishing Agreement form.