Copyright Policy

InfoTech Spectrum: Iraqi Journal of Data Science (IJDS) is committed to promoting the dissemination of knowledge and facilitating the sharing of research findings. The journal adheres to the following copyright policy:

  • Copyright Ownership:

Upon acceptance of a manuscript for publication, authors retain the copyright of their work.

  • Licensing Agreement:

Authors grant IJDS the right to publish and distribute the accepted manuscript under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This license allows others to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work and derivative works based on it, provided proper attribution is given to the original author(s).

  • Author's Rights:

Authors maintain the right to use, reproduce, distribute, and display their published work for academic and non-commercial purposes. Authors may also self-archive the accepted manuscript on personal or institutional repositories, websites, or other platforms.

  • Commercial Use:

While IJDS encourages the free use, distribution, and adaptation of published works for non-commercial purposes, commercial use requires permission from the copyright holder (author) unless the work is licensed under a different agreement.

  • Archiving:

IJDS is committed to archiving published articles in reputable databases and indexes to ensure the long-term accessibility and preservation of scholarly content.

  • Republishing and Translation:

Requests for republishing or translating articles published in IJDS should be directed to the editorial team. Such requests will be subject to agreement with the original authors and proper attribution.

  • Third-Party Content:

Authors are responsible for obtaining necessary permissions for the use of third-party content (such as images, figures, or tables) included in their manuscripts.

  • Changes to Copyright Policy:

Changes or updates to the copyright policy will be communicated on the IJDS website. IJDS values the intellectual property rights of authors and aims to create a fair and open environment for the sharing of research. Authors are encouraged to review the specific licensing terms and conditions associated with the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) on the Creative Commons website.

Authors are invited to submit their research to IJDS. We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions. 

Don't hesitate to contact the editorial team at [] for any inquiries.