Open Access Policy

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

  1. 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.
  2. Allows the author to hold the copyright and to retain publishing rights without restrictions.
  3. Deposits content with a long-term digital preservation or archiving program.
  4. Uses DOIs as permanent identifiers.
  5. Embeds machine-readable CC licensing information in articles.
  6. Allows generous reuse and mixing of content, in accordance with CC BY SA license.
  7. Can provide article level metadata for any indexers and aggregators
  8. Has a deposit policy registered with a deposit policy registry, e.g., Sherpa/Romeo.