Publishing Model

After acceptance of the manuscript, the authors can choose any of the following options

Publish their research under open access (OA)

Publish under the conventional publishing model

Benefits of Open Access

Publishing under the open access option usually offers a number of benefits such as greater reach and readership for your work. The open-access enables immediate reach and downloads on publication. Many funders require open access, and some take compliance into account when assessing future grant applications. The copyright remains with you: Most open access articles are published under the liberal Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY) license. Authors are requested to look into the issue of compliance with sponsoring agency and institutional open access mandates. 

For authors selecting the conventional publishing model, our standard licensing terms shall be applied including our self-archiving policies. JWEAM permits the authors to self-archive the accepted manuscript on their own personal website and/or in their funder or institutional repositories, for public release after an embargo period of three months. The accepted manuscript is the version post-peer review but prior to copyediting and typesetting, and does not reflect post-acceptance improvements, or any corrections. Under no circumstances may the accepted manuscript be shared or distributed under a Creative Commons, or other forms of open access license, nor may it be reformatted or enhanced. The authors will acknowledge the original source of publication by the following text: “The final publication is available at or can be obtained by writing a mail at <>.