Open Access Statement

AJSS adopts an open access strategy for academic works and makes them freely available for the scientific community. All the articles published in this journal are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no Article Processing Charges from authors for the publication of papers.  The readers may read, download and print papers at no fee.

AJSS operates under the Creative Commons Licence CC-BY-NC. This allows for the reproduction of articles, free of charge, for non-commercial use only and with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with AJSS accept these as the terms of publication. Authors  may benefit from open access in that:

  • Access is free for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints