Open Access

Open Access Policy

This is an open-access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in Health Academy Kastamonu (HAK) journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.

As mentioned in Copyright Transfer Form (to see the copyright transfer form, please click here);

Authors guarantee that

·     - Their paper is original,

·     -   it is not given to any other journals to publish, 

·     -  if all or some parts of the article is published, all types of permission needed are taken and sent to Editor of Health Academy Kastamonu Journal to be published in the journal mentioned above.

-Authors certify that they have no right to withdraw the article that is accepted to be published in the Health Academy Kastamonu Journal “at any stage after the acceptance of the article.”

-The Article’s scientific, ethical, and legal responsibility belongs to the authors.

-Authors accept and sign to renounce of the copyright of the article.

Now, copyright of the article is transferred to Health Academy Kastamonu Journal, and the journal is authorized for publication. However, the rights of authors mentioned below are reserved, and references should be given about its publication of the article by the Health Academy Kastamonu Journal in all situations.

1. All registered rights such as patent etc. except copyright

2.The right of usage of whole or part of the article without paying an author’s studies such as books and lessons in the future.
3. The right to multiply the article for her/his purposes subject not to sell it.