Open Access Policy

All articles published by JKSI are made immediately available worldwide under an open access license.

This means:

  • everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in JKSI;
  • everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given;

The Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 formalizes these and other terms and conditions of publishing articles.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.