Open Access and Copyright

Osler Press supports open access to the article to enhance the dissemination and accessibility of research. All articles published in our journals are made freely available online immediately upon publication. The articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (CC-BY), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This complies with the criteria of open access provided by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI).

The authors retain the copyright of their work published in the journal. By submitting their work to the journal, the authors grant the journal a non-exclusive license to publish the article and identify the journal as the original publisher. The authors may share their published work through any medium or platform, and they are encouraged to promote their research to reach a wider audience. To ensure that the article is found by web-based search engines, the journal will add metadata to it.  Additionally, the authors grant permission to the journal to deposit the published article in any open-access repository.

Authors are required to provide proper attribution for any sources used in their work, including data, images, and other content. In cases where third-party material is used, authors must obtain permission and provide evidence of permission to use the material.

Osler Press also participates in initiatives designed to encourage the unrestricted sharing of scientific data, such as the Open Citations (I4OC) and the Initiative for Open Abstracts.