Open Access Policy

The authors retain copyright over their work under a creative commons 4.0 agreement (CC-BY-SA). This means that authors are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

Under these terms:

Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


Authors of articles published in JPLL may archive post-review and/or final publisher's versions (immediately after publication) of their papers on their personal websites and/or in institutional repositories on condition that the original author(s) and source (journal title, volume and issue numbers, year of publication, hyperlink to the original article and DOIs) are properly credited and information about the Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) CC license is given. JPLL retains the right to publish the journal in multiple formats to maximise exposure.