Our Commitment: We adhere to the Gold Open Access model, ensuring immediate and free access to all published content. This approach facilitates unrestricted access to articles, supporting wider dissemination and increasing the visibility of authors’ work.
Article Publication Charges (APC)
Our APCs cover editorial services, online hosting, and long-term archiving.
Charges are calculated to ensure fair pricing, reflecting manuscript handling and processing costs.
APC Waiver Policy
Supporting Global Research: We provide APC waivers for authors from low-income countries or those in financial need. Eligibility for waivers is based on:
Financial constraints of the author(s).
Merit and potential impact of the research.
Author Rights under Creative Commons Licenses
Empowering Authors: Authors retain significant rights under the CC BY and CC BY-NC-ND licenses, including:
The right to share and distribute their work.
Protection of authorship and restriction of commercial use without permission.
Last Updated: Wenesday 24, January, 2024. We are committed to regularly reviewing and updating our policies in alignment with evolving WoS standards and best practices in scholarly publishing.
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