Open Access

Open Access Statement

JOM publishes fully open access journals, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

JOM operates under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. This allows for the reproduction of articles, free of submissions charge, for non-commercial use only and with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with the JOM accept these as the terms of publication.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints