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|Copyright and Licensing||http://www.karger.com/OpenAccess/licenses|
|Copyright and Licensing Policy||Karger publishes 7 journals where the content is all published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) License or Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License. For other Open Access journals or Open Access articles in subscription journals, the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) applies. For mandated authors, papers are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.
Karger Open Access articles are free to share and reuse. Some restrictions apply, depending on the Creative Commons license used.
Copyright on any Karger Open Access article is retained by the author(s). Authors grant S. Karger AG, Basel, an exclusive unlimited license to publish the article under a Creative Commons license and identify Karger as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as the terms of the license are met.
|Complaint policy||Karger’s Open Access team will individually deal with e-mails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org on a case-by-case basis. Complaints regarding a particular journal may also be sent directly to the relevant journal’s editorial office. For complaints regarding journal editorial decisions, mails will be forwarded to the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.|
|Publication charge link||Select your journal of interest at http://www.karger.com/Journal. The publication charge information is in the Guidelines for Authors.|
|Publication charge policy||There are no subscription fees for Open Access journals. Most journals charge the authors (or their institution or funding body) a single Article Processing Charge (APC) per accepted article, ranging from CHF 850 to CHF 1,600. APCs support publishing service costs. APCs are not charged until a paper is accepted for publication and do not affect any editorial decisions. The APCs for ‘Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry’, ‘Kidney and Blood Pressure Research’, and ‘Medical Principles and Practice’ depend on the number of printed pages.|
|OASPA Compliant OA Journals||18|
|OA articles||607 articles in 2012|
|Initiatives||Author’s ChoiceTM: authors can also publish an Open Access paper in any of Karger Publisher’s subscription journals for a fee using our hybrid option; see http://www.karger.com/Services/AuthorsChoice|
|Peer review policy||All Karger Open Access journals are peer-reviewed, and aim to provide the authors with fast and constructive feedback regarding their submitted manuscripts. Karger Open Access journals use an online submission and peer-review system to expedite the process. Every journal has a dedicated Editor-in-Chief and international editorial board to ensure a thorough peer-review and the highest scientific publishing standards. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible to ensure high quality peer-review of papers submitted to the journal and decides on the specific peer-review policies for the journal. See individual journal websites for more details.|