Repository Policy for Global Perspectives on Japan (GPJ)
GPJ is dedicated to making the research it publishes freely and widely available to the academic community and the general public. To this end, GPJ encourages authors to deposit their articles in repositories and archives.
A) Submitted version: The submitted version refers to the initial version of the article submitted to GPJ for review. This version may be stored in a secure repository but should not be made publicly accessible.
B) Accepted version (Author Accepted Manuscript): The accepted version refers to the version of the article that has been accepted for publication in GPJ after undergoing a peer review process. This version can be deposited in any open access repository or archive and should be made publicly accessible. This version should be clearly labeled as the “Author Accepted Manuscript” and should include a citation to the final published version.
C) Published version (Version of Record): The published version refers to the final version of the article as it appears in the online edition of GPJ. This version should be considered the “Version of Record” and can be deposited in any open access repository or archive. The published version should include all editorial changes made during the production process and may differ from the accepted version.
- Authors are encouraged to deposit both the accepted and published versions of their articles in any open access repository or archive.
- The accepted version must be clearly labeled as the “Author Accepted Manuscript” and must include a citation to the final published version.
- The published version should also be deposited in a repository or archive and should be made publicly accessible.
GPJ is committed to promoting the wide dissemination and preservation of its published research. By following this Repository Policy, GPJ aims to ensure that its articles are accessible to the widest possible audience.
By submitting an article to GPJ, the author(s) agree to abide by this Repository Policy.