Open Access Policy
1. Open Access Statement
Basic & Clinical Medicine is an open access journal. All articles published in this journal will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
2. Licensing Policy
Basic & Clinical Medicine adopts following license: Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0), which allows all users to freely copy and distribute all articles of the journal in any medium or format, as long as the license terms below are followed:
Users must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes to the articles were made. Users may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the journal endorses the use. Users may not use the articles for commercial purposes. If users remix, transform, or build upon the articles, they may not distribute the modified articles. The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
3. Copyright Policy
After the manuscript is accepted by the journal, the authors need to sign the “Copyright Transfer Agreement” with the Editorial Office of Basic & Clinical Medicine. The copyright of the manuscript will be transferred to the Editorial Office and the copyright belongs to the Editorial Office. However, the authors have the right to use their articles under the Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) adopted by the journal.
The above-mentioned "Copyright Transfer Agreement" can be found in the “Author Center”→“Download” page on this website.