Open Access Policy

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

By “open access” to this journal, we mean its free availability on the public internet, allow any users to read, download, copy, share, print, search, or link to the full texts of these article, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.