Embargo periods

When an article is self-archived in institutional repository, many publishers want to place an embargo. Embargoes are usually from 6 to 24 months, but they might be even 36 months. Some publishers do not use embargoes at all. In such a case, the article can be self-archived immediately after publication.

It is recommended to self-archive articles in JYX immediately after publication. OSC sets the embargoes of articles deposited in JYX.

Even though the article itself cannot be accessed in JYX during the embargo, its metadata is visible for everyone and the article can be found easily for example with a Google search. This benefits all research and is especially important for articles published in compilations: without self-archiving the articles may remain invisible to search engines.

There is the Request a Copy from Author -link in JYX. With this link people who want to read the article restricted with embargo can ask it from the researcher.