S & P: Open access statement and licensing terms

The journal is committed to real and immediate open access for academic work. All of the journal articles are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no charge for readers to download articles and reviews for their own scholarly use.

Copyright of the layout and design of the articles remains with the journal and cannot be used in other publications.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

Authors can share their research papers on their personal web-pages (i.e. ResearchGate, IRIS, etc.)