OA, Copyright and Archiving Policy
Food Technology and Biotechnology is a diamond open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge and there are no article processing charges (APCs). Individual users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
Food Technology and Biotechnology applies the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY licence to all published papers, which permits use, distribution, reproduction and archiving in any medium for any purpose, even commercially, provided the original work is properly cited. Appropriate bibliographic citation (authors, manuscript title, journal title, volume, issue, year, page numbers and DOI) should be provided.
Copyright of published papers is retained by the authors, who grant the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, Croatia, a licence to publish the manuscript as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are clearly stated.
Authors can archive pre-print (i.e. pre-refereeing) on their personal website, institutional repository or pre-print servers, provided that it is clearly indicated that it is the version submitted to Food Technology and Biotechnology with the link to Journal’s website www.ftb.com.hr.
Authors can archive post-print (i.e. final draft post-refereeing) on their personal website, institutional or other repositories, provided that it is clearly indicated that it is the version accepted for publishing in Food Technology and Biotechnology. DOI number and link to the in press article on the Journal’s website should be provided.
Authors can archive publisher's version/PDF provided that the published source is acknowledged with appropriate bibliographic citation (authors, manuscript title, journal title, volume, issue, year, page numbers and DOI).
All articles are deposited in PubMed Central, Hrčak (Central portal of Croatian scientific journals), DOAJ, J-Gate, Croatian DOI, Croatian web archive and Repository of the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology University of Zagreb.
FTB journal archiving policy is also available at Sherpa Romeo.