Open Access Policy

Diyala Journal of Medicine (DJM) publishes fully open access articles, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. The DJM publisher and editor are always willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed. All articles published in the DJM are fully open access; immediately freely available to read, download and share. Articles are published in the DJM is under the terms of a Creative Commons license 4.0 (CC-By) which permits users to read, print and download, or redistribute, translate the article, download for text and data mining purposes, reuse portions or extracts from the article in other works. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named Turnitin to be assured about their originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by international reviewers. Benefits of open access for authors include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work without restrictions
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints