Open Access Policy

The Creative Launcher (ISSN 2455-6580) is an online Peer-Reviewed journal published by Perception Publishing located in India. It uses Gold Open Access Model in which the publisher makes all articles and related content available for free immediately on the journal's website. Open Access (OA) refers to free and unrestricted online access to academic and scholarly information and makes published academic research freely and permanently available online. The concept of open access was firstly defined by The Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). The Creative Launcher (TCL) defines open access by the followings: Peer-Reviewed articles are freely available without subscription or price barriers, the article is immediately released in open access format (no embargo period), and published material can be re-used without obtaining permission as long as a correct citation to the original publication is given. Everyone has FREE and unlimited access to the full-text of the articles published in the Journal. It offers Open Access to the articles published in its all issues. It is a noteworthy point that some materials such as figures, tables or text in articles may from other publications. In this case, you should inquire with the original copyright holder (usually the original publisher or authors), whether or not this material can be re-used. Articles published by The Creative Launcher are under an open-access license, which means all Open Access content is fully open to all and free of charge. Published materials can be re-used if properly accredited and cited. Open access publication is supported by the authors' institutes or research funding agencies by payment of a comparatively low Article Processing Charge (APC) for accepted articles. It believes that open access publishing fosters the exchange of research results amongst academicians from different disciplines, thus facilitating interdisciplinary research. All the articles published in this journal allow the conditions of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

 

Advantages of Open Access

Open Access provides greater availability and visibility of the academic works, which leads to more citations and greater research impact. For the researcher or author, Open Access increases the audience for a publication far beyond the audience of any non-Open Access journal. As a reader, you have barrier-free access to the literature you need for your research. Access is not constrained by subscription costs or library budgets. The journal usually provides faster publication. Accepted articles are typically published online more rapidly in The Creative Launcher than any other traditional, subscription-based or printed journals.