User License (User Rights)
Journal of Irrigation and Drainage adopts the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivs 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. This license allows third-party users to copy and distribute the open access articles published in the journal since 2022 in any medium or format, provided that the license terms below are followed:
When copying or distributing the OA articles of the journal, third-party users must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes to the articles were made. Users may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests that the journal endorses the use. Users may not use the articles for commercial purposes. If users re-mix, transform, or build upon the articles, they may not distribute the modified articles. Full license details are available at:
For manuscripts accepted by the journal, authors are required to sign a Copyright Transfer Agreement to transfer the copyright of the article to the Editorial Office of Journal of Irrigation and Drainage, and upon publication of the article, the copyright will belong to the Editorial Office.
After the article is published, the author has the right to use or share the article under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license (such as using the article for non-commercial academic seminars, communications, academic reports and lectures).
In addition, it is allowed for authors to deposit all versions of their articles in an institutional or other repository of their choice. Authors are encouraged to indicate in the institutional or other repository that the article was originally published in the Journal of Irrigation and Drainage.