Copyright Policy

Copyright Policy

Authors who publish with this journal agree to license the submitted work under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY SA 4.0) license.

This license meets the Freedom Defined definition of a free cultural work and supports the principle of Gold Open Access. The license allows users to:

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Last updated: August 29, 2018 at 11:18 am