Definition of Open Access: Gulf Publishers is committed to providing unrestricted access to scholarly content through open access. Open access allows users to read, download, copy, distribute, pdf, or link to the full texts of articles.

License Agreement: Authors publishing with Gulf Publishers  retain the copyright of their work and agree to license it under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This license allows others to share and adapt the work, provided proper attribution is given.

Author Fees and Funding: To sustain our commitment to open access, Gulf Publishers may require authors to pay a publication fee upon acceptance. Details regarding these fees, including any available waivers or discounts, are available in our website.

Repository Archiving: All content published in Gulf Publishers is archived in pdf(online)., institutional repositories, to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility.

Embargo Periods: Gulf Publishers do not impose embargo periods. All content is made openly accessible immediately upon publication.

Version Archiving: Authors are encouraged to deposit different versions of their articles (preprints, postprints) in appropriate repositories.

Compliance with Standards: Our open access policy aligns with the standards outlined by the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Visibility and Indexing: Gulf Publishers Journals are indexed and available through google scholar, crossref, crossmark, academiaedu,researchgate. This ensures that our open access content is discoverable to a global audience.

Education and Communication: Authors, reviewers, and editorial staff are provided with guidelines and information about our open access policy to foster understanding and compliance.

Review and Revision: We periodically review and revise our open access policy to stay in line with evolving standards and practices in the scholarly publishing landscape.

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