Author's Rights and Obligations

All authors who published their research papers in Archives of Surgical Research are entitled to the following rights and obligations:

  1. Authors hold full copyright and self-archiving rights, they transfer the publishing rights to Archives of Surgical Research.
  2. We do decline to publish material where a pre-print or working paper has been previously mounted online.
  3. We allow authors to get their seminar papers published with notes about the seminar if the paper is not published online.
  4. The research and review papers published in Archives of Surgical Research can be archived in any private or public archives online or offline. For this purposed authors need to use the final published papers downloaded from
  5. Authors are allowed to archive their articles in open access repositories as “post-prints”. (Please note that: a post-print is the version incorporating changes and modifications resulting from peer-review comments.)
  6. The authors need to acknowledge the original reference to the published paper when used in some other format like epub or audio files.
  7. Archives of Surgical Research offers Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivs 4.0 Unported License to researchers and scholar who uses the content of the published papers.
  8. Authors are free to use links to our published papers and share the published papers online or offline in the final format printed on the Journal website.
  9. Authors can index and store the published papers in the private or public archives or repositories like university databases, internet archives, academia, researchgate etc.
  10. We promote sharing of knowledge with due credit to the authors and researchers of the papers published with Archives of Surgical Research.