Policy & Guide

  • Open Access Policy


    Journal of Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology of Shandong University is an open access journal. All articles published in this journal will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

    Permitted third party reuse of the articles published by the journal is defined by the following user license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND). This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format for noncommercial purposes only and further does not permit distribution of the article if it is changed or edited in any way, and the reusers should always give appropriate credit to the authors in the process. The full details of the license are available at 


    The responsibility for the text rests with the authors. The authors need to sign the Copyright Transfer Contract to transfer the copyright of the manuscript to Journal of Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology of Shandong University. The authors have right to spread or make use of the article under the Creative Commons Attribution – NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) International License.