Licenses and Copyright


This is an open-access journal published by the Master’s Program of Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta. Before June 2023, the publisher adopted the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).

However, from June 2023 the publisher started to adopt the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License https://creative­­licenses/­by/4.0/. By this new license, the author(s) maintain their copyright over their work while allowing others to legally share and reuse that content. The purposes of this new licensing are fourfold: (1) To increase the visibility and collaboration of scientific work; (2) To encourage sharing and innovation of the work in the public interest; (3) To retain copyright ownership; and (4) To ensure proper attribution to the original creator.

The CC BY 4.0 License allows re-users to copy, redistribute, remix, adapt, transform, and build upon the material in any medium or format for any purpose, even commercially, provided that the creator (author) and source are properly cited. Attribution means that people can use the author’s work provided they give appropriate credit to the author, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. Under the CC BY 4.0 license people can use the author’s work even if they intend to make money from it.

Under the CC BY 4.0 License, copyrights of the work are still held by the creator (author), without restrictions. The author(s) manage to grant the general public the license to their piece of work without losing copyright to that work. People do not have to come to the author(s) for permission while at the same time, the author(s) retain their copyright ownership. Under the CC BY 4.0 License, the author(s) grant the publisher of this journal the right of first publication, and everyone in the world is permitted to use their work.

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