Open Access

The Journal editors adhere to the latest recommendations on transparency and best practice open-access publishing. The following document is consulted on a regular basis for updating the journal website and editorial policies:

Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (updated January 2018).

The Journal employs the platinum open access model; there are no processing or publication charges for the authors. Our readers can access published articles freely. All contents are available fully and immediately upon publication.

The following landmark declarations are enforced by the Journal editors: