All research articles published in UIKTEN journals are fully open access: immediately freely available to read, download and share.
Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
What are the benefits of open access publishing?
- Free availability thanks to unrestricted online access.
Open access publications are freely available online to anyone,
which maximizes the visibility, and thus the uptake and use of the work published.
- Authors retain copyright
The use of a Creative Commons License enables authors/editors to retain copyright to their work.
Publications can be reused and redistributed as long as the original author is correctly attributed.
- Rapid publication
A streamlined and easy to use online submission and production process enables quick review, approval and publication.
- No space constraints.
Publishing online means unlimited space for supplementary material including figures,
extensive data and video footage.
- Citation tracking and inclusion in bibliographic databases
Open access journals are tracked for impact factors and are deposited into bibliographic
databases and institutional repositories without any embargo period just as traditional journals.
All articles and materials published by UIKTEN are licenced via Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence.