Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate fully open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

For articles published open access, the authors license exclusive publishing rights in their article to Global Science Publishing where a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivative Works 4.0 International License (CC-BY-NC-ND) is selected. This provides an industry-standard framework to support easy re-use of open access material.