Copyright Policies

      1. Copyright notice

Authors retain publishing rights and only grant ES Review right of first publication. Simultaneously, all articles and reviews published in ES Review will be available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) license, by which others are allowed to share and use their work with an acknowledgement of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.

In addition, ES Review allows authors to arrange additional contracts for the non-exclusive publication of the journal’s published version of the work (e.g., in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal. In such a case, authors are required to approach the editor(s)/publisher to request permission.

      2. Open access

ES Review subscribes to an open-access model and publishes all contents free online. Published articles and reviews are made available to researchers in PDF files at the journal's website, UVADoc (the document repository system housed at the University of Valladolid) and DOAJ, as well as MLA, LION, Scilit, and Dialnet.

This journal does not have either article submission charges or article processing charges (APCs).

      3. Author self-archiving

Authors are permitted and encouraged to deposit digital versions of their work in their own webpages, institutional repositories, non-commercial repositories and scholarly collaboration networks. This can be done in both/either of two versions (the accepted manuscript and/or published contribution) and under the following conditions:

Accepted manuscript: This is the final author manuscript, as accepted for publication, including modifications after peer-review, before it has undergone final copy-editing and layout.

  • It must include a clear statement that the contribution has been accepted for publication and will be finally published, both in print and electronic format, by ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies.
  • It must provide a link to the journal’s official website.

Published contribution: This is the final edited version of the contribution produced by the publisher and made officially available in digital format through

  • It must provide a link to the contribution on the journal’s official website: ‘The original publication is available at [website of the journal]’, and
  • must specify the contribution’s DOI link.

For any other re-use of their contribution which is not covered here, authors must approach the editor(s)/publisher to request permission.

      4. DOI & Digital preservation

A DOI (Digital Object Identifier) will be assigned to the articles published in the journal. The articles will also be housed in the Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad de Valladolid and in other databases (DOAJ, MLA, LION, Scilit, Dialnet), and will be archived by the Servicio de las Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones de la Universidad de Valladolid (STIC).