Frontline Journals Open Access Policy

At Frontline Journals, we are committed to fostering the accessibility and dissemination of scholarly knowledge to the widest possible audience. To uphold this commitment, we have formulated an Open Access Policy that aligns with our values of transparency, inclusivity, and academic excellence.

1. Principle of Open Access Frontline Journals adheres to the principle of Open Access, which ensures that scholarly research is freely available online to anyone, anywhere, without financial, legal, or technical barriers, immediately upon publication. We believe that Open Access maximizes the impact and visibility of research, facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration, and promotes the advancement of knowledge for the betterment of society.

2. Publication Model Frontline Journals operates on a Gold Open Access model, wherein all articles published in our journals are freely accessible to readers upon publication. Authors, or their funding institutions, are responsible for covering the costs associated with the publication process, thereby enabling unrestricted access to their work.

3. Licensing All content published by Frontline Journals is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This license allows others to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the work, even commercially, as long as they credit the author(s) for the original creation. This licensing framework promotes the dissemination of knowledge while respecting the intellectual property rights of authors.

4. Archiving and Preservation Frontline Journals is committed to the long-term preservation and accessibility of scholarly research. We ensure that all published content is archived in trusted digital repositories to guarantee its permanence and availability for future generations of scholars and researchers.

5. Author Retention of Copyright Authors retain the copyright to their work published in Frontline Journals. Our Open Access policy grants authors the freedom to share and distribute their research without restrictions, empowering them to engage with diverse audiences and contribute to scholarly discourse without barriers.