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All content published in this journal is made freely available online to all under an Open Access model. Further details of the Open Access licence can be found at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Institutional Repositories

Under the terms of the journal’s Open Access licence, authors are entitled to deposit the final published version of their article in institutional and/or centrally organized repositories immediately upon publication, provided that the journal and OUP are attributed as the original place of publication and that correct citation details are given. Authors are also strongly encouraged to deposit the URL of their published article, in addition to the PDF version.

When uploading their final published article to a repository, authors should include a credit line and a link to the article on the OUP website. This will guarantee that the definitive version is readily available to those accessing your article from public repositories, and means that your article is more likely to be cited correctly.

Authors should include the following credit line when depositing their accepted manuscripts.

This article has been accepted for publication in [Journal Title] ©: [year] [owner as specified on the article] Published by Oxford University Press [on behalf of xxxxxx].

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Adaptation and Reuse

Under the terms of the journal’s Open Access licence, anyone is free to:

  • reproduce the final published version of the article, or incorporate it into one or more collections;
  • distribute the article, including incorporations in collections, in any medium; and,
  • create and reproduce adaptations of the article, including translations, provided that any changes are clearly labeled, demarcated or otherwise identified.

All reuses and/or adaptations of the article should include the following acknowledgment.

This article was originally published in [Journal Title] ©: [year] [owner as specified on the article] Published by Oxford University Press [on behalf of xxxxxx].

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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