Policy & Guide

  • Copyright & Archive


    1. OA Policy: Journal of Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology of Shandong University is an open access journal. Once published, all articles will be immediately and permanently available for readers to read and download free of charge. For more information, please refer to the Open Access Policy page on this website.

    2. Copyright Transfer: The authors are required to sign the Copyright Transfer Contract and transfer the assignable copyright of the article and the attached abstract, figures and tables only to Shandong University, the sponsor of Journal of Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology of Shandong University, who shall have, but not limited to, the following rights: reproduction, distribution, online dissemination, translation, adaption, compilation, broadcast and exhibition. The rights are exercised by the editorial office of the journal on behalf of Shandong University.

    3. Archive: Since 2007, all journal articles have been digitally archived and can be searched and downloaded from the journal website. In order to ensure data security, all information has also been backed up in the editorial office. Before 2007, the hard and soft copy of each issue of the journal had been kept in the editorial office for archiving. In addition, other relevant materials are also kept by the editorial office, such as supplementary information and forms provided by the authors.