Open access and copyright policy

Alborz University of Medical Sciences provides immediate open access to the content published in the journals on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. To this end, authors retain copyright of their work with a Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

At the moment, the authors are not required to pay a submission fee or article processing/publication charge for open access publication of their work, as these charges are currently covered by funds available to Alborz University of Medical Sciences Department of Vice-Chancellor for Research.