Sinop University Journal of Social Sciences, follows an Open Access Policy relevant to the declaration of Budapest Open Access Initiative on February 14th, 2002 in Budapest, Hungary. In the declaration, open access was described as:
"By "open access" to this literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself."
In the frame of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, Sinop University Journal of Social Sciences, agrees that the only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.
For the fulltext of the Budapest Open Access Initiative please click https://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/read