Open access policy
Knowledge is power and power must be shared
The open access policy that is outlined below applies to the publications supported and published by the Stichting OpenAccess, listed in the catalogue.
The publications that are supported and published by the Stichting OpenAccess fall under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). Included work may be copied, shared and distributed as long as authors and editors are properly accredited. Any amendments to the original work needs to be shown. This agreement does not direclty or indirectly endorses third party views or how the information is used in other formats.
The publications that supported and published by the Stichting OpenAccess allow their author(s) and editor(s) to hold on to their copyright and their publishing rights without restrictions. The work remains firmly yours. You won't have to sign away your rights.
Authors and editors can archive the 'preprint' and 'postprint' versions of the work they have submitted to one of the publications supported and published by the Stichting OpenAccess. This includes the pdf version of an article, pre-print, e-print, monograph, edited-book, paper or conference proceeding (the so-called publisher's version) that we make available.
Authors and editors are explicitly free to copy and redistribute the work they have submitted in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the work they have submitted to one of the publications supported and published by the Stichting OpenAccess for any purpose.