Open Access Statement

The Journal of Sustainable Infrastructure (JSI) is committed to the principles of open access (OA), believing that immediate, unrestricted access to research findings and scholarly outputs plays a pivotal role in the advancement of knowledge, innovation, and societal betterment.

Open Access Policy: JSI operates under a full Open Access model, meaning all articles published by JSI are freely accessible online, immediately upon publication. The audience, which includes researchers, practitioners, students, and the general public, can view, download, print, and distribute any article without any financial, legal, or technical barriers, provided the original work and source are appropriately cited.

Benefits of Open Access:

  1. Visibility and Accessibility: OA ensures that research reaches the widest possible audience, leading to increased visibility, readership, and impact.
  2. Enhanced Collaboration: OA facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration and the global exchange of knowledge.
  3. Increased Citation: Openly available articles often enjoy higher citations due to their broader accessibility.
  4. Promotion of Research: OA aids in the faster application of research findings, leading to advancements in various fields.
  5. Public Benefit: Society at large benefits when research is freely available, enabling informed decisions and the utilization of scholarly insights.

Licensing: All articles published in JSI are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. This allows users to adapt, share, and build upon the work, even for commercial purposes, as long as the original work is properly cited.

Archiving: JSI employs a digital archiving policy to ensure the long-term preservation of the digital contents. We collaborate with renowned archiving systems to guarantee continuous accessibility to our published articles.