Open Access Policy

An Open Access Publication is one that is inclusive of the following conditions in accordance with Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing:

  1. A complete version of the work and all supporting materials, including a copy of the permission as stated above, in a suitable standard electronic format, is deposited immediately upon publication in at least one online repository that is supported by an academic institution, scholarly society, government agency, or other well-established organization that seeks to enable open access, unrestricted distribution, interoperability, and long-term archiving.
  2. The author(s) and copyright holder(s) grant(s) to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship, as well as the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal use.

All research articles published GJOBH are freely available to read, download, and share. All articles are published under a Creative Commons license, with permissions to use, distribute and replicate information as far as there is proper citation of the original work.