As a publisher that is aware of the fact that information should be easily accessible for the advancement of scientific studies Logos Publishing supports the open access initiative declared in Budapest Open Access Initiative which states that the peer-reviewed journal literature should be open access, and offers all the published articles free of charge in an environment where everyone can read and download. The term “open access” in this declaration means that” by means of internet, scientific literature can be accessed, read, recorded, copied, printed, scanned, linked to full text, indexed, transferred as data to the software, and used for all legal purposes without the financial, legal and technical barriers
Considering the role of information sharing in the advancement of science, open access is of great importance for researchers and readers. For this reason, the articles published in this journal may be used as long as the author and the original source are cited. No permission is required from authors or publishers. The articles in Northwestern Medical Journal are accessible through search engines, websites, blogs and other digital platforms.
These open access policies accepted on September 12, 2012, and also adopted by our editorial board are also accessible at http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/boai-10-translations/turkish-translation.
As publisher of the NWMJ, Logos Medical Publishing. Inc. does not demand any subscription fee, publication fee or similar payment for the access into electronic resources.
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For all published articles, our journal accepts the "Creative Commons Attribution License" (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International CC BY)"
This license entitles all parties to share copy and redistribute the articles in any medium or format files published in this journal in data mining, search engines, web sites, blogs and other digital platforms under the condition of providing references.
Open access is an approach that reinforces interdisciplinary development and encourages cooperation between different disciplines. For this reason, Northwestern Medical Journal contributes to its field by offering more access to its articles and a more transparent review process