When submitting a manuscript to the Journal of Sustainable Livestock, authors are required to transfer the copyright of the accepted article to the journal. This ensures that the journal has the necessary rights to publish and distribute the work. The following Copyright Transfer Agreement outlines the terms and conditions of the copyright transfer:

  1. Copyright Transfer:

The author(s) hereby transfer(s) the copyright of the above-mentioned article to Journal of Sustainable Livestock, including the right to publish, reproduce, distribute, display, and transmit the article in any print or electronic form.

  1. Author's Rights:

While the copyright is transferred to the journal, the author(s) retain(s) the following rights:

  • The right to include the article in the author's thesis or dissertation.
  • The right to use portions of the article in future works, provided proper citation and acknowledgment are given to the original publication in Journal of Sustainable Livestock.
  1. Warranties and Representations:

The author(s) warrant(s) that the article is original, has not been published elsewhere, and does not infringe upon any copyright or other intellectual property rights of others. The author(s) further warrant(s) that the article does not contain any defamatory or unlawful content.

  1. Attribution and Credit:

The journal will provide proper attribution and credit to the author(s) for the published article. The author(s) will be acknowledged as the original author(s) and will retain their moral rights to be identified as the author(s) of the work.

  1. Permissions and Clearances:

The author(s) are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and clearances for the use of copyrighted materials included in the article, such as figures, tables, and excerpts from other publications. The author(s) will provide the journal with any required documentation related to permissions.

  1. Indemnification:

The author(s) agree(s) to indemnify and hold harmless the Journal of Sustainable Livestock, its editors, reviewers, and publisher against any claims, liabilities, or expenses arising from any breach of the warranties and representations stated in this agreement.

  1. Governing Law:

This Copyright Transfer Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction]. Any disputes arising from this agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [Jurisdiction].

By signing this Copyright Transfer Agreement, the author(s) acknowledge(s) that they have read and understood the terms and conditions, and agree to transfer the copyright of the article to the Journal of Sustainable Livestock.

Author(s) Name(s):

Date:

Please note that this is a general template and may need to be modified according to the specific requirements and policies of the Journal of Sustainable Livestock. It is recommended to consult the journal's guidelines and instructions for authors for the most accurate copyright transfer agreement.