Permissions and Reprints
Copyright and Open Access Policies
All contents of British Journal of Virology are Gold Open Access (free for readers and free for authors) under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Authors of British Journal of Virology retain rights of self-archiving. They can “archive pre-print and post-print or publisher's version/PDF” (Green, defined by the SHERPA/RoMEO). Following are the important features of self-archiving policy of Smith and Franklin Academic Publishing Corporation Ltd journals:
1.Authors are allowed to post and share submitted manuscripts on their personal, institutional websites for personal and institutional use.
2.Authors are permitted to post and share accepted or published articles on personal and institutional repositories as long as link to original source of publication is inserted in the article after publication on the journal website.
3.Authors are also entitled to archive and share articles in the funding agencies repositories especially if NIH, Wellcome Trust etc, funds the work.