Open Access License

The aim of BEIESP and its journals are to provide the best choice of user license options which define how readers can reuse open access articles published on our platforms.

BEIESP and its journal Policy:

  1. Offer a choice between a commercial and a noncommercial Creative Commons license for gold open access articles in our proprietary titles. The choice is dependent on the journal in which the author chooses to publish. Please refer to the journal’s homepage for specific details.
  2. Use the user license for our open archive content
  3. BEIESP and it’s journals support green open access and accepted manuscripts can be self -archived following our sharing guidelines and are required to attach a CC-BY-NC-ND license.

Choosing a License
Once selected, Creative Commons user licenses are non-revocable. BEIESP and Its journals recommend author(s) check if their funding body requires a specific license. See the Creative Commons website for more details about what to consider before choosing a user license. Click here for a full list of user licenses used by BEIESP and its journal.

User license Read, print and download Redistribute or republish the article (e.g. display in a repository) Translate the article Download for text and data mining purposes Reuse portions or extracts from the article in other works Sell or re-use for commercial purposes
CC BY 4.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Yes Yes Yes, For private use only and not for distribution Yes Yes No
BEIESP
user license
Yes No Yes Yes No No

Please note: Under the CC BY-NC-ND license and for the BEIESP and its journal user license permitted 3rd party reuse is only applicable for non-commercial purposes. For further details on the rights granted to BEIESP and Its Journal.