Open Access Policy (Gold Open Access)

All peer-reviewed accepted submissions in The Open Infectious Diseases Journal meeting high research and ethical standards are published with free access to all. The funding agencies or institutes of the authors pay the Article Processing Charge (APC) to enable open-access publication.

Articles are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC-BY 4.0) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode) which permits unrestricted distribution and reproduction in any medium, as long as the work is properly credited/attributed.

Authors who publish in this journal retain copyright to their work. It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to this journal have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. Bentham OPEN meets the criteria for Open Access as stated by most of the indexing services including, but not limited to, the Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ).

Advantages of Open Access

  • Readers can study, download and/or print Open Access articles without paying any cost.
  • Articles are immediately made available in open access mode (without embargo period).
  • If a correct attribution or citation of the original publication is provided, reuse of published content is permitted without seeking permission.

The author will have the right to:

  • Reproduce the article.
  • To incorporate the article into one or more collective works.
  • To reproduce the article as incorporated in collective works.
  • Create and reproduce Derivative Works for educational purposes.