Open Access Policy
This Journal provide immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Content Licence You are free to:
- Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
- Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material Under the following terms:
- Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your
- Non-commercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
- Share Alike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the
- No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license
You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material
About this Publishing System
This journal uses Open Journal Systems 3.1.1, which is open-source journal management and publishing software developed, supported, and freely distributed by the Public Knowledge Project under the GNU General Public License.
Digital Archiving Policy
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS and CLOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. All content in the CLOCKSS Archive and the Global LOCKSS Network is preserved with explicit publisher permission, secured via written contract or through online permission statements. We work closely with LOCKSS network implementers to facilitate development of governance and legal terms that are appropriate to the implicated content, jurisdictions, rights, and access affordances.