Open Access Policy

All articles published by SBC are made immediately available worldwide under an open access license and:
  • everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in SBC ;
  • everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given;


No special permission is required to reuse all or part of article published by SBC, including figures and tables. For articles published under an open access Creative Common CC BY license, any part of the article may be reused without permission provided that the original article is clearly cited. Reuse of an article does not imply endorsement by the authors or SBC.