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Open Access (OA) is a system designed to ensure that all research outputs are available online free of charge without any restriction. African – British Journals strongly supports the Open Access Initiative while ensuring that the highest quality of research is published and disseminated.

All articles published by African – British Journals have undergone a rigorous peer review process to retain quality and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently freely available worldwide for everyone to access, read, download, print and re-use under the terms of Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Open Access Publishing Benefits

The open access model AB Journals uses makes research freely available and discoverable through innovation and collaboration with research institutions, associations, and agencies around the world.

  • High Availability and visibility for maximum global exposure.

  • Wide Readership: Open Access articles are viewed, downloaded, and cited more often.

  • Increased Citation and Usage: Everyone can re-use with proper citation. Thus, empowering researchers to build on existing research quickly.

Our Guiding Publishing Principles and Commitment

Our publishing commitment put authors, editors, and readers at the heart of everything we do.

  • Impact: There is a continuous active collaboration with our authors to ensure their works gain the full impact it deserves.

  • Wider Collaboration: Open access publication allows researchers to seamlessly collaborate on a global scale. This holds immense benefits for the research community, including huge socio-economic benefits for potentials users of the research findings.

  • Affordability: We offers a simple cost-effective publishing solution.

  • Quality: As the hallmark of academic publication, we ensure that the highest quality of research is published in our Open Access Journals through high editorial and production standards with a rigorous two-stage peer review process.

  • Speed: We offer a high impact fast publication with little cost. Get the flexibility and go to market speed you want.

  • Online: We publish online and operate a continuous monthly publishing model.

  • Barrier Elimination: All structural and geographical barriers to knowledge are eliminated.

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  • The author retains all copyright; unlimited rights to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication.

  • All articles published are open-access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Principles Guiding on Open Access

Here at African – British Journals, we are committed to:

  • Encourage any bona-fide method of ensuring Open Access.

  • Identify databanks (or “library”) of high standards that are important as the research base.

  • Bid for important systems to be implemented to make sure research publications has the highest quality.

The four Principles of Open Access Publisher Services

The limits of the services expected from publishers of Open Access Journals when payments are made or being subsidized:

  1. Copyright and Reuse

    Complete copyright of the work lies with the author, but it is free for download, and reuse given appropriate attribution/citation.

  2. Archiving

    Published works should have copies to be stored in databases (repositories) that are registered with all possible access available to the author. Authors should also be able to provide any variations of their works to the registered website or databases.

  3. Indexing

    This reflects quality and it can get your work more audience. Published works should be indexed in standard databases.

  4. Readable with Machine

    All the data provided in the researches published in an Open Access Journal should be readable by computer by open standards.

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