Self-Archiving Policies

All articles printed on the Archives of Surgical Research website square measure protected by copyright commands by Archives of Surgical Research (or its subsidiaries). The data is archived through Cross-Ref and other indexing agencies. 

As the author of a journal article, you keep the rights careful within the following:

The Digital Object Identifier (DOI) of your article is often found on the relevant webpage of Archives of Surgical Research.

The above permissions apply to authors whose articles are to be printed by Archives of Surgical Research and authors who have purchased a replica or received a complimentary copy of their printed article.

This policy doesn’t apply to pay-per-view customers and subscribers, who ought to adhere to their individual agreement policies

  1. The publisher-created version can solely be posted wherever a gold access fee has been paid and also the article contains an associate Open Access mark.
  2. You post the preprint any place at any time, provided it’s in the middle of the subsequent acknowledgment:
  3. Preprint of an article submitted for thoughts in Archives of Surgical Research © [Year] [copyright Archives of Surgical Research] []
  4. Preprint of an article printed in [Journal, Volume, Issue, Year, Pages] [Article DOI] © [copyright Archives of Surgical Research] [ ]
  5. After publication on the website, you can post the accepted author manuscript on your personal website, your institutional or subject repositories of your own alternative, or as stipulated by the Funding Agency. Please provide the subsequent acknowledgment:
  6. The electronic version of an article printed as [Journal, Volume, Issue, Year, Pages] [Article DOI] © [copyright Archives of Surgical Research] [Journal URL]


  • "preprint" - a version of an article created prior to peer review
  • "accepted author manuscript" - an author-created version of the final journal article (to reflect changes made in peer review and editing)

"publisher-created version" - the definitive final record of published research that appears in the journal and embodies all value-adding publisher activities including copy-editing, formatting, and pagination.