Copyright Policy

Journal of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences
The Journal of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (JASSS) is committed to protecting the intellectual property rights of authors while promoting the dissemination of knowledge in the field of social sciences. This Copyright Policy outlines the rights and responsibilities of authors, readers, and the journal regarding the use and distribution of published content.

Author Rights
Authors retain the copyright of their original work published in JASSS. By submitting a manuscript for publication, authors grant the journal the non-exclusive right to publish, reproduce, distribute, and archive the work. Authors also grant readers the right to download, print, and distribute their published articles for non-commercial purposes, provided proper attribution is given.

Open Access
JASSS is an open-access journal, meaning that all content is freely available to readers without subscription fees or access barriers. This open-access model facilitates the widespread dissemination of research findings and fosters collaboration among scholars worldwide.

Readers and users of JASSS content must properly attribute the work to the original authors and the journal. Proper citation includes the author(s) name(s), article title, journal name, volume, issue, page numbers, and a hyperlink to the original article on the journal's website, if applicable.

For any use of JASSS content beyond the scope of personal reading or research, including reproduction, distribution, adaptation, translation, or commercial exploitation, permission must be obtained from the copyright holder. Requests for permission should be directed to the editorial office at

Third-Party Content
JASSS may occasionally include third-party content, such as images, figures, tables, or excerpts from other publications. Authors are responsible for obtaining necessary permissions for the use of such content and ensuring compliance with copyright laws. Proper attribution of third-party content should be provided in the manuscript.

Copyright Infringement
JASSS takes copyright infringement seriously. If authors or readers believe that their copyright has been violated by content published in the journal, they should promptly notify the editorial office, providing sufficient evidence of ownership and infringement. Allegations of copyright infringement will be investigated, and appropriate action will be taken in accordance with applicable laws and guidelines.

Contact Information
For inquiries regarding copyright permissions, copyright infringement, or general copyright-related issues, please contact the editorial office at or visit our website

Last updated: June 30, 2023