All accepted open access articles will receive the following open access benefits:
- The author will retain the copyright of the article
- The article will be freely available on the journal website for any user, worldwide
- The article will have the open indicator published and the Creative Commons license published on the article to make it visible to readers that the article is open access
- The final version of article will be submitted to PubMed Central as open access on the authors’ behalf
All open access articles are subject to peer review, editorial oversight, and the journals production process. While the submission and review process follow the traditional process, there are additional forms and steps that need to be taken to publish your work as open access.