Kastamonu Education Journal adopts open access policy. Open access to information benefits the humanity as it improves the global value of information. Kastamonu Education Journal also supports the Budapest Open Access Initiative that was signed on September 12, 2012. Thus, the open access policies adopted by the editorial board of Kastamonu Education Journa can be found at http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/boai-10-recommendations.
All articles published in Kastamonu Education Journal are licensed with "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License". This license entitles all parties to copy, share and redistribute all the articles, data sets, figures and supplementary files published in this journal in data mining, search engines, web sites, blogs and other digital platforms under the condition of providing references. Open access is an apporach that eases the interdisciplinary communication and encourages cooperation among different disciplines. Kastamonu Education Journal, therefore, contributes to its own field by providing more access to its articles and a more transparent review process.
Kastamonu Education Journal recommends that libraries include the article contents into library catalogue records.
K.U. Faculty of Education publisher of Kastamonu Education Journal, guarentees that it will not ask for any publication fees from any library or reader to access the electronic articles.
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