Wiley's Self-Archiving Policy
Definition of terms
Submitted Version or Pre-print. The author's version of the paper that has not been peer-reviewed, nor had any other value added to it by Wiley (such as formatting, copy editing, etc.)
Accepted Author Manuscript (AAM) or Postprint. The accepted version of a research article after it has been peer reviewed. The AAM may include edits or changes made during the peer-review process but has not been copy edited or formatted or had any other value added by the publisher.
Version of Record (VoR): The definitive published version of the article that appears in the journal. The VoR has had value added by Wiley such as copyediting, formatting, etc.
Publishing in a subscription based journal
For the majority of Wiley journals articles published in the traditional way, i.e., not open access through OnlineOpen, our open access option, the following permitted uses apply:
Submitted Version (preprint)
Authors may self-archive the submitted version of their paper on their personal website, in recognized not for profit subject-based preprint servers or repositories such as ArXiv, (full list below) or in their company/ institutional repository or archive. The submitted version may not be updated or replaced with the final published version of record (VoR) The version posted must acknowledge acceptance for publication and, following publication of the final paper, contain the text: "This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: [FULL CITE], which has been published in final form at [Link to final article]. Authors are not required to remove preprints posted prior to acceptance of the submitted version.
Accepted Version (postprint)
Authors may self-archive the peer-reviewed (but not final) version of their paper on their own personal website, in their company/institutional repository or archive, and in approved not for profit subject-based repositories such as PubMed Central, following an embargo period of 12 months for scientific, technical or medical journals, 24 months for social sciences and humanities journals. Wiley has specific agreements with some funding agencies, details available here. The version posted may not be updated or replaced with the VoR and must contain the text This is the accepted version of the following article: [full citation], which has been published in final form at [Link to final article]. In addition, authors may also transmit, print and share copies with colleagues, provided that there is no systematic distribution of the submitted version, e.g. posting on a listserve, network or automated delivery.
For any questions about Wiley's self-archiving policy please contact the Managing Editor of the journal.
Not for Profit Subject- Based Repositories
Where permitted by the terms of the journal’s Copyright Transfer Agreement, authors may self-archive the peer-reviewed (but not final) version of their paper on any of the following not for profit subject-based repositories, following an embargo period of 12 months for scientific, technical or medical journals, 24 months for social sciences and humanities journals:
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