Open Access Policy

IDEALOG  provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. IDEALOG will not charge subscription or access fees. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of all articles in IDEALOG without any commercial intention.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

1. Free access for all users worldwide;

2. Authors retain copyright to their work;

3. Increased visibility and readership;

4. Rapid publication;

5. No spatial constraints.

IDEALOG also operates under the Creative Commons Licence (CC-BY-SA 4.0). 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 the IDEALOG accept these as the terms of publication.