Iranian journal of Wood and Paper Science Research (IJWPR) as the official publication of Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands of wood and paper industries is an open access journal. All research articles published by IJWP are freely available to read, download and share. The published papers are disseminated through the official web page of the journal. Authors retain rights to their material , which, upon acceptance by the journal, is delivered and made public on the Internet:

  1) Authors retain copyright with which the work simultaneously licensed under CC BY through Creative Commons Attribution License ( that allows to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the published work in this journal, even commercially, as long as they credit this journal for the original creation.

 2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

 3) Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).