Open Access Policy

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

This journal is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full-text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is following the Budapest Open Access Initiative.