Open Access and Copyright Policy

The Southeastern Philippines Journal of Research and Development provides open access to its published articles, meaning anyone can read, download, and print them without paying a subscription fee but with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in SPJRD. The SPJRD also does not collect any payments from authors.


SPJRD is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).
The publisher allows authors to copy and distribute the article in any medium or format in unadapted form only, for noncommercial purposes only, and only so long as the appropriate attribution and credit are given for the published work.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Authors who wish to publish in the SPJRD shall accept the following conditions:

I. Authors retain copyright and grant the SPJRD right of first publication.
II. Authors are free to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in SPJRD.
III. Authors should not post their submitted work online (e.g. in institutional repositories or on personal websites) prior to or during the submission process, as this may cause nomenclatural problems.
IV. The present paper submitted to the SPJRD should not have been submitted to another journal, or will it be in the next one month after initial submission to SPJRD. All co-authors must be aware of the present submission.
V. When authorship is shared, the name that appears as primary/lead author (or first mention in the series of names) is the one that meets these editorial requirements.
a. Submits the paper through the SPJRD’s OJS site – its online manuscript submission, tracking and revision system. Here, he or she acquires an exclusive login name and password.
b. With his/her name registered in the system, the author makes use of its functions during the whole editorial and review process, carrying out the revisions until the article is tabled for publication (assigned its volume and issue numbers).