Open Access Policy

The importance of the problems modern society is facing has been consistently discussed not only in the academic discourse. Therefore, in addition to the academic audience, the journal is also aimed at non-academic readers interested in social science studies. As the journal is working for becoming a platform for full-scale discussion of these problems, it follows the policy of open access to its publications. All contents of the journal are available free of charge to its users on the journal's official website upon publishing the issue. The users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search and find full texts of the published articles without the prior permission of the publisher or the publication’s author.

Licensing and Attribution of the Published Works

TurkBilim is a hybrid open access journal and all published works are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). upon payment of the apc by the author(s) or sponsors, or upon the subscription-only period expires.

In TurkBilim, the authors keep the copyrights of the published materials with them, but the authors are aggee to give an exclusive license to the publisher that transfers all publishing and commercial exploitation rights to the publisher. Unless an APC has been paid by the author(s), all published articles are available upon subscription-only until the publisher voluntarily grants open access rights to the unsubscribed users. By default, the subscription-only period for the journal is one year after the date the article was published. The publisher holds the right to prolong the subscription-only period or amend to an earlier time, after which the articles are shared under a CC BY-NC-ND license.

Self Archiving

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories not prior to but after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit its publication in this journal.