Open Access Policy

open access

This journal adheres to the best practice and high publishing standards and complies with the following conditions:

  • Provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge;
  • Allows the author to hold the copyright and to retain publishing right without restrictions;
  • Deposits content with a long term digital preservation or archiving program;
  • Uses DOIs as permanent identifiers;
  • Embeds machine-readable CC licensing information in articles;
  • Allows generous reuse and mixing of content, in accordance with CC BY-NC license;
  • Can Provide Provide article level metadata for any indexers and aggregators
  • Has a deposit policy registered wíth a deposit policy registry, e.g. Sherpa/Romeo?