Repository Policy

Author Self-Archiving Policy

PJH is an Open Access journal authors are entitled to make their article publicly available according to the terms of the CC BY license:

  • CC BY-NC
  • Authors who have published under a CC BY-NC 4.0  license may share and distribute their article on non-commercial websites and repositories.

Re-use guidelines for open access content

When posting, distributing or reusing Open Access articles, the journal should be clearly attributed as the original place of publication and correct citation details should be given. Authors should also deposit the URL/DOI of their published article in any repository, in addition to the Version of Record.

When making their article available according to the terms of their Open Access license, PJH strongly encourage authors to deposit the Published Version. This will guarantee that the definitive version is readily available to those accessing your article from such repositories and means that author’s article is more likely to be cited correctly.

As there are many ways you can share the different versions of your article as it moves through the stages towards publication a summary is provided as follows.

Article versions

Submitted version of Article:

Author can share his/her submitted article, including via social media, on a scholarly collaboration network, his/her own personal website, or on a preprint server intended for non-commercial use (for example arXiv, bioRxiv, SocArXiv, etc.).

Author Accepted Manuscript (AAM)

Author can be post his/her Author Accepted Manuscript (AAM) at any point after acceptance (this includes posting to Facebook, Google groups, and LinkedIn, plus linking from Twitter). To encourage citation of your work, we recommend that you insert a link from his/her posted AAM to the published article with the following text, including the DOI:

Published Version:

On publication author can link to the PV using the DOI or you can post the article PDF on any non-commercial websites and repositories.