Lawarence Press author licence and open access policy:

Lawarence Press journals follows open and hybrid open access publishing model.

Open access:

Open access (OA) refers to online research outputs that are free of all restrictions on access (e.g., access tolls) and free of many restrictions on use (e.g. certain copyright and license restrictions).Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_access

Hybrid Open access: A hybrid open access journal is an subscription journal in which some of the articles are open access. This status typically requires the payment of a publication fee (also called an article processing charge or APC) to the publisher. Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybrid_open_access_journal

All open access articles in Lawarence Press are published under Creative Commons licences. CC BY licence allows unrestricted reuse of the article providing the author(s) and original source are properly cited.

Alternative Creative Commons open access licenses are available on request: please contact the editorial office.

All open access articles associated with Article Processing Charges (APC) and available freely on Lawarence press journals platform.

Fee waiver policy:

Partial fee waiver for submitted open access articles based on HINARI Countries and will considered on a case-by-case basis. Request for waiver should be made prior or during the article submission; request during the review process or during editing or after acceptance will not be considered.

Benefits of Open access:

1. Freely available to journals audience and readers

2. Increased readership

3. Increased citation with more impact as compared to subscription based

4. Greater world wide collaborative research