Open Access Policy

International Journal of Architecture and Urban Development (IJAUD) Journal, Publisher and Editor are always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

All research articles published in IJAUD Open Access journal are fully open access; immediately freely available to read, download and share. Articles are published under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC) which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers.

  1. The author(s) and copyright holder(s) grant(s) to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship, as well as the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal use.
  2. A complete version of the work and all supplemental materials, including a copy of the permission as stated above, in a suitable standard electronic format is deposited immediately upon initial publication in at least one online repository that is supported by an academic institution, scholarly society, government agency, or other well-established organization that seeks to enable open access, unrestricted distribution, interoperability, and long-term archiving.

Self-Archiving Policy

This policy sets out the ways in which the authors of the International Journal of Architecture and Urban Development (IJAUD) can archive copies of their work on their own web pages, corporate web pages, and various other subject repositories.

IJAUD is an open access license, articles can be made available immediately according to the terms of their specific Creative Common license. If an author has published an article under an Open Access license, IJAUD would encourage author to share the Version of Record on publication as opposed to the Accepted Manuscript.

Authors may also reuse the Abstract and Citation information (e.g. Title, Author name, Publication dates) of their article anywhere at any time including social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, blogs and Twitter, providing that where possible a link is included back to the article on the IJAUD site. Preferably the link should be, or include, the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) which can be found in the Citation information about the article online. The accepted version may be placed on: the author's personal website and/or the author's company/institutional repository or archive. Self-archiving of the submitted version is not subject to an embargo period.

IJAUD is now formally archived at SID as "www.SID.ir"