Archiving policy

The North African Journal of Food and Nutrition Research (NAJFNR)  uses as long-term preservation service, where the published articles are currently archived - Open Journal Systems.        

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is an open-source software application for managing and publishing scholarly journals. Originally developed and released by PKP in 2001 to improve access to research, it is the most widely used open-source journal publishing platform in existence, with over 30,000 journals using it worldwide (    

Repository policy

NAJFNR policy for repository of the authors’ work of their own choice. NAJFNR allows authors to deposit versions of their work in an institutional or other repository of their choice. All the papers published in NAJFNR are indexed in Mendeley repository which is a free and secure cloud-based communal repository.

Authors can deposit their research papers in Zenodo open repository. Zenodo is a general-purpose open repository developed under the European OpenAIRE program and operated by CERN. It allows researchers to deposit research papers, data sets, research software, reports, and any other research related digital artefacts. The papers can be accessed using this link.

NAJFNR allows authors to deposit Published version (Version of Record) of their paper in an institutional or other repository of their choice (e.g., Google Scholar,, ResearchGate). The author is allowed to use and reposit its own published work, by downloading it from the journal website; no modifications such as article’s reformatting or repaginating are allowed. 

 In addition, NAJFNR provides repository within the Open Journal Systems (OJS) open-source software application for the following versions:

  • Submitted version – reposited in OJS, but not publicly available
  • Accepted version (Author Accepted Manuscript) – reposited in OJS, but not publicly available
  • Published version (Version of Record) – reposited in OJS, and publicly available – open access