1. Digital Archiving: The journal will employ digital archiving systems to ensure the preservation of published content in a secure and accessible format. Digital archives may include institutional repositories, third-party archival services, or dedicated journal archives.
  2. Persistent Identification: Each published article will be assigned a unique digital object identifier (DOI) or other persistent identifier to facilitate reliable citation and linking over time.
  3. Open Access Archiving: The journal will support open access archiving, making archived content freely accessible to readers worldwide. Authors may deposit preprints, postprints, or final published versions of their articles in open access repositories to increase visibility and accessibility.
  4. Long-Term Preservation: The journal is committed to long-term preservation of archived content, ensuring that articles remain accessible and readable for future generations. Preservation efforts may include regular backups, migration to updated file formats or platforms, and collaboration with trusted archival partners.
  5. Metadata Standards: The journal will adhere to established metadata standards to enhance the discoverability and interoperability of archived content. Metadata will include essential information such as article title, author(s), abstract, keywords, publication date, and copyright information.
  6. Access Policies: The journal will define clear access policies for archived content, including embargo periods, access restrictions, and licensing terms. Access to archived material may be subject to copyright restrictions or licensing agreements.
  7. Data Archiving: In addition to article content, the journal may also encourage or require authors to archive underlying research data in trusted data repositories. Data archiving promotes transparency, reproducibility, and reuse of research findings.
  8. Compliance with Standards: The journal will strive to comply with relevant archival standards and best practices, such as those outlined by the International Council on Archives (ICA), Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), and Open Archives Initiative (OAI).
  9. Communication with Authors: Authors will be informed about the journal's archiving policies during the submission and publication process. Clear guidelines will be provided on how authors can archive and share their work in compliance with journal policies.
  10. Periodic Review and Updates: The journal's archiving policy will be periodically reviewed and updated to incorporate advances in archival technology, changes in scholarly communication practices, and feedback from stakeholders.