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Copyrights, Open access policy, and Archiving policy
COPYRIGHT
WJMH permanently retains the copyrights to all manuscripts published in WJMH (including those submitted and approved for publication but not yet published) since January 1982. Every paper published in WJMH is freely available via our website (https://www.wjmh.org). Authors should complete and submit the Copyright Transfer Agreement and Checklist Form signed by all authors, available on the website (https://www.editorialmanager.com/wjmh).
OPEN ACCESS POLICY
Every paper published in WJMH is freely available via our website (https://www.wjmh.org). Articles published in WJMH are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (https://creativecommons.org/ licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits unrestricted noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. WJMH also follows PubMed Central’s open access policy.
ARCHIVING POLICY
Full text of WJMH has been archived in PubMed Central (PMC) (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/2051/) from the 30(2) volume, 2012, KoreaMed Synapse (https://synapse.koreamed.org/search.php?where=jvolume&id=2074&code=2074WJMH), and Korea Citation Index (https://www.kci.go.kr/). According to the deposit policy (self-archiving policy) of Sherpa/Romeo (http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/), authors cannot archive pre-print (i.e. pre-refereeing), but they can archive post-print (i.e. final draft post-refereeing). Authors can archive publisher's version/PDF. WJMH provides the electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event the journal is no longer published by archiving in PubMed Central.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION ON THE USE OF THE ARTICLES OF WJMH
□ Reader Benefit: Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License to works it publishes & allows free immediate access to original works of all types.
□ Reuse Benefit: Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License to works it publishes & allows unrestricted reuse of original works of all types.
□ Copyrights: Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License to works it publishes. Under this license, even though the publisher owns the copyright, anyone can download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute and/or copy the contents.
□ Author Posting Benefit: Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License to works it publishes. Under this license, even though the publisher owns the copyright, authors are allowed to post the post-print version or final PDF version.
□ Automatic Posting: Publisher immediately deposits the accepted articles in PubMed Central (http://pubmedcentral.org/) and WJMH homepage (https://wjmh.org) upon publication.
□ Machine Readability: WJMH articles can be accessed programmatically through PubMed Central. For inquiries, please contact us via e-mail (edit@andrology.or.kr.)