Author Benefits


  • Open access – JOI publishes your work free from all access barriers, allowing for global distribution and more citations.

  • Retain copyright – you retain the non-commercial copyright to your article and are free to disseminate it, make copies, deposit it in any repository, and more.

  • Post-publication statistics – metrics shown with each article make it easy to check how often your paper is being downloaded via JOI's website and how often it is being mentioned and shared through social media. 

  • Comply with archiving policies – you can deposit any version of your paper in any required repository or archive, and post articles on your personal or institutional website.

  • Add supplementary material – you can make data sets, protocols, very large illustrations, videos, questionnaires etc. available to readers alongside your article. 

  • Personal service – JOI is published in partnership with Open Academia, a Publishing Partner dedicated to giving you excellent service all the way from submission to publication.