Author’s copyright and licensing.
License Terms: Authors retain copyright and also grant the Journal the right to publish original scientific articles that contain research results and are not under consideration for publication in other issues. All material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License International CC-BY, which allows others to distribute their work with the copyright of this work and recognition of the first publication in this Journal.
If the article is taken for publishing in The Journal of V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University. “Political Science Issues”, the author must sign a copyright transfer agreement. The agreement is sent by post (original document) or by e-mail (scanned copy of the document) to the Editorial Board of the Journal.
By this agreement the author certifies that the submitted material:
- does not violate the copyrights of other people or organizations;
- has not been previously published in other issues and has not been given for publishing to other issues.
The author gives the editorial board the rights to:
- publish the article in Ukrainian (English and Russian) and distribute its printed version;
- translate the article into English (for articles in Ukrainian and Russian) and distribute the printed version of the translation;
- distribute the electronic version of the article, as well as the electronic version of the English-language translation of the article (for articles in Ukrainian and Russian), through any electronic means (placing on the official journal web site, in electronic databases, repositories, etc.).
The author reserves the right without the consent of the editorial board and the founders to:
- Completely or partly use the materials of the article for educational purposes.
- Completely or partly use the materials of the article for writing own theses.
- Use the materials of the article to prepare abstracts, conference reports, and oral presentations.
- Post electronic copies of the article (including the final electronic version downloaded from the journal's official website) to:
- personal web-resources of all authors (web sites, web pages, blogs, etc.);
- web-resources of institutions where authors work (including electronic institutional repositories);
- non-profit, open-source web resources (such as arXiv.org).
Manuscripts should be reviewed with respect for the confidentiality of the authors. By submitting their manuscripts for review, the authors grant the editors to review the results of their research and creative efforts that may determine their reputation and career. Authors' rights may be violated if confidential information is disclosed during the review of manuscripts. Reviewers also have the right to privacy, which should be maintained by the editor. Privacy may be compromised if dishonesty or fraud occurs, but in other cases it must be respected.
The editorial board should not divulge information about the manuscripts (including their receipt, content, status in the review process, criticism of reviewers, or final decision) to anyone other than authors and reviewers. This includes requests for the legitimate usage of the materials.
The editorial board must clearly explain to its reviewers that the submitted manuscripts are the privileged and private property of the authors. Therefore, reviewers and editorial staff should respect the rights of authors without discussing their work publicly or appropriating their ideas before the publication of the manuscript. Reviewers are not permitted to make copies of manuscripts for their files and are not allowed to transfer copies to other persons, except with the permission of the editor. Reviewers must return or destroy copies of the manuscripts after submitting reviews. The editorial board must not keep copies of the rejected manuscripts.
Reviewers' comments cannot be published or divulged without the permission of the reviewer, author and editor.