Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing

Journal Author(s) Rights

In order for Borneo Engineering: Jurnal Teknik Sipil (BEJTS) to publish and disseminate research articles, we need publishing rights (transferred from author(s) to publisher). This is determined by a publishing agreement between the author(s) and BEJTS. This agreement deals with the transfer or license of the copyright of publishing to BEJTS, while Authors still retain significant rights to use and share their own published articles. BEJTS supports the need for authors to share, disseminate and maximize the impact of their research and these rights, in any database.

As a journal author, you have rights to a large range of uses of your article, including use by your employing institute or company. These Author rights can be exercised without the need to obtain specific permission. Authors publishing in BEJTS journals has wide rights to use their works for teaching and scholarly purposes without needing to seek permissionincluding:

  • use for classroom teaching by Author or Author's institution and presentation at a meeting or conference and distributing copies to attendees; 
  • use for internal training by the author's company; 
  • distribution to colleagues for their research use; 
  • use in a subsequent compilation of the author's works; 
  • inclusion in a thesis or dissertation; 
  • reuse of portions or extracts from the article in other works (with full acknowledgment of final article); 
  • preparation of derivative works (other than commercial purposes) (with full acknowledgment of final article); 
  • voluntary posting on open websites operated by author or author’s institution for scholarly purposes, 

(but it should follow the open-access license of Creative Common CC-by-SA License).

Authors/Readers/Third Parties can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as well as remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, but they must give appropriate credit (the name of the creator and attribution parties (authors detail information), a copyright notice, an open-access license notice, a disclaimer notice, and a link to the material), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made (Publisher indicates the modification of the material (if any) and retain an indication of previous modifications using a CrossMark Policy and information about Erratum-Corrigendum notification).

Authors/Readers/Third Parties can read, print and download, redistribute or republish the article (e.g. display in a repository), translate the article, download for text and data mining purposes, reuse portions or extracts from the article in other words, sell or re-use for commercial purposes, remix, transform, or build upon the material, they must distribute their contributions under the same license as the original Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA).

Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (Publishing Right)

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, non-exclusive publishing right (publishing right) of the article shall be assigned/transferred to Publisher of for Borneo Engineering: Jurnal Teknik Sipil (BEJTS) and Department of Civil Engineering Universitas Borneo Tarakan.

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a 'Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (CTAP)'. An e-mail will be sent to the Corresponding Author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing' form by the online version of this agreement.

Borneo Engineering: Jurnal Teknik Sipil (BEJTS) and Department of civil engineering Universitas Borneo Tarakan, make every effort to ensure that no wrong or misleading data, opinions, or statements be published in the journal. In any way, the contents of the articles and advertisements published in the Borneo Engineering: Jurnal Teknik Sipil are the sole and exclusive responsibility of their respective authors and advertisers.

Remember, even though we ask for a transfer of copyright for publishing (CTAP), our journal Author(s) retain (or are granted back) significant scholarly rights as mentioned before.

The Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (CTAP) Form can be downloaded here: [Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (CTAP) Form BEJTS 2020