Open Access Policy


TSP Open Access Information and Policy

Articles published by TSP are under an Open Access license, which means all articles published by TSP are accessible online free of charge and as free of technical and legal barriers to everyone. Published materials can be re-use if properly acknowledged and cited Open Access publication is supported by the authors' institutes or research funding agencies by payment of a comparatively low Article Processing Charge (APC) for accepted articles.

Open Access

Open Access means free and unrestricted online access to scientific and scholarly information. It was firstly defined by The Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). TSP defines Open Access by the followings: peer-reviewed literature is freely available without subscription or price barriers, literature is immediately released in Open Access format (no embargo period), and published material can be re-used without obtaining permission as long as a correct citation to the original publication is given TSP journals publish articles under the Creative Commons Attribution License  and are using the CC BY license, TSP believes that Open Access publishing fosters the exchange of research results amongst scientists from different disciplines, thus facilitating interdisciplinary research. 

Links

Open Access citation impact advantage:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_access#Authors_and_researchers
Information Platform Open Access
http://open-access.net/DE-EN