Odovtos - International Journal of Dental Sciences ISSN Impreso: 1659-1046 ISSN electrónico: 2215-3411

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Open Access Statement - Digital Preservation Policy - CC - Interoperability

Open Access Policy

Our journal agrees with the norms of the Open Access Initiative, every published paper can be read or download from this website. There is no article processing charges (APCs).

Digital preservation policy

This journal uses the LOCKSS system to create an archive distributed among participating libraries. The system allows to create permanent archives of the journal for preservation and restoration purposes.
The journal is also part of the PKP Preservation Network, which provides preservation for any OJS journal.
Finally, articles are preserved at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica

Repository Policy

Our journal in indexed and in compliance with Sherpa/Romeo open access policy

Creative Commons License

Previously, our journal used CC-BY-NC license.  As of September 1, 2022, Odovtos -Int J Dent Sc endoses to  CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0. 

Authors You are free to:
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Interoperability Protocol
All the publications of our journal incorporate interoperability protocols that allow their contents to be collected by other distribution systems, such as digital repositories and harvesters. Journals published using OJS (Open Journals System incorporate the OAI-PMH (Open Archive Initiative-Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) interoperability protocol with the possibility of obtaining different formats for metadata.