About the Journal
Scope of the journal
Peer review process
Articles are published continously as they are ready. Articles are organised in yearly volumes.
Open Access Policy
This journal operates with Libre Open Access on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge and to make sure copyright stays with authors.
Therefore, all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
Charges and fees
Danish Journal of Archaeology does not charge for submission, review or publishing of articles.
Copyright and license
Counting from volume 11 (2022), articles published in DJA are licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). The editorial board may accept other Creative Commons licenses for individual articles, if required by funding bodies e.g. the European Research Council. With the publication of volume 11, authors retain copyright to their articles and give DJA the right to the first publication. The authors retain copyright to earlier versions of the articles, such as the submitted and the accepted manuscript.
Articles in volume 1-8 are not licensed under Creative Commons. In these volumes, all rights are reserved to DJA. This implies that readers can download, read, and link to the articles, but they cannot republish the articles. Authors can upload their articles in an institutional repository as a part of a green open access policy.
Articles in volume 9-10 are not licensed under Creative Commons. In these volumes, all rights are reserved to the authors of the articles respectively. This implies that readers can download, read, and link to the articles, but they cannot republish the articles. Authors can upload their articles in an institutional repository.
The Editorial Board is committed to ensuring that high ethical publishing standards are maintained by the DJA. As a benchmark, the DJA subscribes to the Core Practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE): https://publicationethics.org/core-practices. Therefore, the standards are agreed upon and enacted by all parties involved in the publishing of DJA: the editorial board, the authors and the reviewers.
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Danish Journal of Archaeology is published by the editorial board, which is supported by Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen and the National Museum of Denmark.
The journal is registered at the National Museum of Denmark and hosted at tidsskrift.dk by the Royal Library. Tidsskrift.dk is a part of the national strategy for Open Access, supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science
The journal is preserved in Netarchive.dk in the event Danish Journal of Archaeology is no longer published.