Open Access Policy
Open Community Service Journal (OCSJ) 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 and a better understanding of its focus and scope. Its content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. However, for noncommercial use please provided credit to the author and the journal.
This journal also operates under the Creative Commons Licence CC-BY-NC-SA. 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 OCSJ accept these as the terms of publication.
Benefits of open access for authors include:
- Free access for all users worldwide
- Authors retain copyright to their work
- Increased visibility and readership
- Rapid publication
- No spatial constraints