Open Access Policy

The Hittite Journal of Science and Engineering uses a CC BY-NC license.

CC BY-NC 4.0
Embedded Licenses: Yes. The Hittite Journal of Science and Engineering embeds licensing information in its articles.
Copyright: Authors retain copyright and full publishing rights without restrictions.
Open Access Start Date: 31/12/2014

Open Access refers to publications being freely accessible online for everyone, with defined restrictions on reuse. Unrestricted dissemination of research is crucial for authors, readers, and funders. Starting from its second issue in 2023 (Volume: 10 Issue: 2), the Hittite Journal of Science and Engineering publishes all academic articles under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license. The journal believes that open access requires transparency in user rights and copyright ownership through licensing for effective functioning.

The Hittite Journal of Science and Engineering has signed the Budapest Open Access Declaration.

The CC BY-NC 4.0 license allows articles to be reused by authors and non-commercial organizations for non-commercial purposes. The CC BY-NC license is indicated in the articles. The full texts of all articles published in the Hittite Journal of Science and Engineering can be accessed instantly by everyone through open access viewing at

Under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, the following can be freely done:

  • Share: Copy and redistribute the work in any medium or format.
  • Adapt: Remix, transform, and build upon the material.

The following conditions must be met:

  • Citation: Proper citation must be given. A link to the license should be provided, and if changes were made, information about the modifications should be provided. This does not imply endorsement of the modifications or the modifier by the licensor.
  • Non-Commercial: The material cannot be used for commercial purposes.
  • No additional restrictions: The license allows the use of the permissions granted by the license without imposing legal restrictions or technological measures.

Created: 06.06.2023
Updated: 06.06.2023

Last Update Time: 6/22/23, 2:35:43 PM

Hittite Journal of Science and Engineering is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY NC).