Open Access Policy

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1. Author’s Rights. Authors retain (i) the exclusive right to be credited as the Author; (ii) the right to reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, and publicly display the Work in any medium for any purposes; (iii) the right to prepare and distribute derivative works from the Work; and (iv) the right to authorize others to make any use of the Work, in all cases so long as the Journal is cited as the source of first publication of the Work.

For example, Author may make and distribute copies in the course of teaching, research or any other activities, may post the Work on personal or institutional web sites and in other open access digital repositories, or use the Work commercially.

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For example, Publisher may make and distribute copies in the course of teaching, research or any other activities, may post the Work on personal or institutional web sites and in other open access digital repositories, or use the Work commercially, without the Author’s permission.

3. Public’s Rights. Works published in the Journal are available to the public under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

4. Moral Rights. The rights doe not prejudice or affect the moral rights that some countries recognize for authors.

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