Ethics and guides



Publication policies and Licences

General publication policy for Nordic Society Oikos journals 

NSO journals supplementary material 

NSO journals Open Access CC-BY  


NSO exclusive licence forms:




J. Avian Biology 

Nordic J. Botany 


General ethical guidelines:

Best Practice Guidelines on Publication Ethics by Wiley


How to be a referee:

How to be a referee by Pehr H. Enckell. Posted with permission from EASE. 
COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers 


Guidelines on authorship:

COPE How to handle authorship disputes: a guide for new researchers 


Search engine optimization:

Wiley's guide on how to optimize your title and abstract for search engines 


Copyright and license policies

Copyright and licence policies regarding paid Open Access papers (gold Open Access) 

Copyright and licence policies regarding non-Open Access papers