Copyright Transfer Agreement
Journal of Irrigation and Drainage
Manuscript Number: _________________
Manuscript Title: _________________________________________________________
Authors’ Names: __________________________________________________________
Your manuscript has been accepted by Journal of Irrigation and Drainage and will be published soon. In accordance with the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China, from the date of signing this agreement, all authors agree to transfer the copyright of the article (including but not limited to the rights of compilation (in part or whole), distribution, reproduction, translation, and dissemination through information networks in both printed and electronic versions) to the Editorial Office of Journal of Irrigation and Drainage worldwide, and the term of transfer is the duration of the copyright. Meanwhile, the Editorial Office of Journal of Irrigation and Drainage has the right to license the above rights to third parties. After the article is published, the Editorial office of the journal will pay a remuneration in a lump sum to the authors, which includes the copyright transfer fee of printed and electronic versions.
All authors have known and agreed:
(1) Third-party users have right to make use of or share the article under the user license of the journal (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) after the publication of the article.
(2) After the manuscript is published, the authors have 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.
All authors promise:
(1) The article is original with independent intellectual property rights, and has not been published at home or abroad. Issues including plagiarism, forgery and multiple submissions, confidentiality and copyright infringement are not involved. In case of multiple submissions, infringement, disclosure and other problems, authors bear all the consequences themselves.
(2) The order of authorship and authors’ institutions is true and accurate and there are no relevant disputes.
Please sign below in the order of authorship. Handwritten signatures are required. The corresponding author must sign. If any of the other authors are unable to sign for reasons such as being out of the country, away on business or ill, please state the reason:
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Date of Signature (DD/MM/YY): _______________
Place of Signature: ____________ (City)____________ (Province)
Mobile Phone: ______________
Postal Code: __________
Return of the signed agreement: (1) Mail it to the Editorial Office; (2) Send the scanned copy or photo of the agreement to the Editorial Office by E-mail.