Answered By: Ellen Phillips
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2018     Views: 11

Authors submitting to OpenBU grant BU a non-exclusive license that does not necessarily preclude other publication activities, which may or may not involve payment. As long as any charges imposed on processing and/or publication are intended to cover the costs of these activities, and not make a profit, the activities are in compliance with the spirit of open access.


If you deposit an article into OpenBU and then decide to revise and/or submit it for publication, please contact us to discuss your options. We are able to place an embargo on the deposited piece, such that its description is still open but the files themselves are inaccessible for a set period of time (usually six months to three years). You do not need to withdraw your work from OpenBU in order for it to be considered by a publisher.

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