Copyright and Licensing

Copyright and Licensing

License Terms

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Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

The author reserves the right without the consent of the editorial board and founders:

  1. Use the materials of the article in whole or in part for educational purposes.

  2. Use the materials of the article in whole or in part to write their own dissertations.

  3. Use the materials of the article for the preparation of abstracts, conference reports, as well as oral presentations.

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