Access policy

IntechOpen books are available online by accessing all published content on a chapter level.

All IntechOpen published chapters are available OPEN ACCESS can be read without the requirement for registration of any kind, immediately upon publication, without any barrier.

The HTML version, as well as the PDF version of publications dated before 2012 that are accessible through a reader, are available to readers with no restriction.

The full content of chapters can be read, copied and printed from the link location of the chapter and these actions are not limited or restricted in any way.

Registration is requested only to download the PDF of the chapter. There are no subscription fees and there is no charge to user groups.

IntechOpen chapters are distributed under CC BY 3.0 licences allowing users to “copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship...” and there is no non-commercial restriction.

Authors may post published works to any repository or website with no delay, and Authors and Editors of IntechOpen books have direct access to the PDF of the full book.

All published content can be crawled for indexing. Full text and metadata may be accessed with instructions publicly posted.

All IntechOpen books are indexed in CLOCKSS and preservation of access to published content is clearly indicated.

Policy last updated: 2021-02-26