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Open Access

What is Open Access?

Open access (OA) is the practice of providing unrestricted access via the Internet to peer-reviewed scholarly research. Open access journals provide 'gold' open access, meaning immediate open access to all of their articles on the publisher's website.

What types of articles will Endoscopic Ultrasound publish?

Endoscopic Ultrasound publishes Original Research, Review, Clinical Guideline, Training Course, Editorial, Commentary, Letter to Editor, and Images and Videos. To enhance quality, readability and to be more competitive with other leading scientific journals, all manuscripts must conform to word-count standards for article length, references, and limited number of figure pieces. Please visit the Author Instructions for more information.

How will readers know articles are open access?

All open access articles will be marked with an icon bearing 'Open' on the full-text and PDF formats of the published work, and information on the type of creative commons license will be available on all article formats and listed in the article metadata.

Who retains copyright of the open access articles?

Authors retain copyright of their content. Open access articles will be freely available to read, download and share from the time of publication. Endoscopic Ultrasound provides authors the choice of applying any of the Creative Commons 4.0 licenses defined below, to be determined after acceptance. For more information: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/.

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs: CC BY-NC-ND

This license is the most restrictive of the six main licenses, only allowing others to download your works and share it with others as long as they credit you, but they can't change the work in any way or use it commercially.

Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike: CC BY-NC-SA

This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work noncommercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.

Attribution: CC-BY

This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered.

If I publish in Endoscopic Ultrasound, does this make me compliant with my funding body requirements?

Endoscopic Ultrasound's services and policies ensure that authors can fully comply with the public access requirements of major funding bodies worldwide.

How do I subscribe to Endoscopic Ultrasound?

Endoscopic Ultrasound is an open access journal, so no subscription is needed to read it.

Does Endoscopic Ultrasound have clear editorial and ethical policies?

Yes, Endoscopic Ultrasound is a member of the Committee of Publication Ethics and adheres to their guidelines. More details on Endoscopic Ultrasound's editorial and ethical policies can be found in the Instructions for Auhors.