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Open Access

Expanding on Karger's trusted program of top-quality journals, we have served the academic community since 2007 by giving authors the option to publish their work as Open Access.

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Benefits of Karger Open Access

  • Published articles are instantly accessible for free to readers anywhere across the globe on www.karger.com, maximizing the visibility of authors' publications. Articles are also free to download, print and share online, provided the terms of the Open Access license below are followed.
  • Karger Open Access articles fully meet the requirements of funding bodies or academic institutions.
  • As with all Karger content, Karger Open Access articles undergo peer review and are held to the highest scientific publishing standards.
  • Karger Open Access publications are included in major abstract and indexing databases to make them easy to find and cite. Most are searchable in PubMed and many already have an Impact Factor. Karger Open Access journals are also listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
  • Karger Open Access offers a streamlined publication process to disseminate and make published work visible as quickly and widely as possible.
  • Karger Open Access publications are prepared with the same top quality from peer review to desk and copy editing to layout to personalized service from experienced publishing professionals, that has been key to Karger Publishers for more than 125 years.

How to Choose Karger Open Access

Two easy ways to publish Open Access:
  1. Submit a paper to one of Karger's fully Open Access journals.
  2. Select Author's Choice to make an article Open Access in any of the highly respected subscription Karger journals.
To learn more about publishing with Karger Open Access or sponsoring a Karger Open Access journal, please contact us at openaccess@karger.com. For institutions, special Open Access publishing conditions may be arranged upon request. Find out more by writing us at openaccess@karger.com.

Karger Open Access Licensing and Copyright

For Karger Open Access articles published under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0), articles can be read, downloaded, printed, and shared provided that use is for non-commercial purposes only, no modifications or adaptations are made, and proper credit is given to the authors as well as the original publisher. Karger Publishers uses the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license to protect authors’ work from misuse.
When sharing or re-using the article in part or in whole, the following statement must be included:
‘The final, published version of this article is available at http://www.karger.com/?doi=[insert DOI number](e.g. http://www.karger.com/?doi=10.1159/000365070).’
Use of articles for commercial purposes (primarily intended for commercial advantage or monetary compensation), as well as the distribution of remixed, transformed, and built upon material, requires permission in writing via permission@karger.com or RightsLink© and will be subject to a fee. Any questions on what constitutes commercial use should be addressed to openaccess@karger.com.

For Open Access articles published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0), articles can be read, downloaded, printed, and shared for non-commercial purposes as long as proper credit is given to the authors as well as the original publisher. Karger Publishers uses the CC BY-NC 4.0 license to protect authors’ work from misuse.
When sharing or re-using the article in part or in whole, the following statement must be included:
‘The final, published version of this article is available at http://www.karger.com/?doi=[insert DOI number] (e.g. http://www.karger.com/?doi=10.1159/000365070).’
Commercial usage requires written permission via permission@karger.com or RightsLink and will be subject to a fee. Any questions on what constitutes commercial use should be addressed to openaccess@karger.com . Translations and adaptations not previously agreed upon with Karger must include this statement: "This is an unofficial translation (or adaptation) of an article that appeared in a Karger journal and is not endorsed by the publisher."

For research funded by the Wellcome Trust, Research Councils UK (RCUK) and other organizations with the same requirements, papers are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). This means that articles can be read, downloaded, printed, and shared as long as proper credit is given to the authors as well as the original publisher. When sharing or re-using the article in part or in whole, the following statement must be included:
‘The final, published version of this article is available at http://www.karger.com/?doi=[insert DOI number] (e.g. http://www.karger.com/?doi=10.1159/000365070).’

Karger is committed to serving the needs of authors, funders, institutions, and other stakeholders and can use alternative Creative Commons licenses on request. Send queries to openaccess@karger.com.

Terms of Karger's Open Access licenses can be read in the drop-down menu below.

Copyright on any Karger Open Access article is retained by the author(s). Authors grant S. Karger AG, Basel, an exclusive unlimited license to publish the article under a Creative Commons license and identify S. Karger AG as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as the terms of the license are met. For uses by a third party that are not covered by the license terms, the Authors grant S. Karger AG the exclusive unlimited license to regulate and monetize such uses.

Open Access License CC BY NC-ND 4.0

Please note: The entry above, “Karger Open Access Licensing”, provides important information on article attribution, commercial and derivative use, and other matters.

CC BY NC-ND 4.0

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You are free to:
Share – copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt – remix, transform, and build upon the material

Under the following 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.
Noncommercial – You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
NoDerivatives – If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

Notices:
  • You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

Open Access License CC BY-NC 4.0

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CC BY-NC 4.0

Adapted from the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) License

You are free to:
Share – copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt – remix, transform, and build upon the material

Under the following 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.
Noncommercial – You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

Notices:

  • You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

Open Access License CC BY 4.0

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CC BY 4.0

Adapted from the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License

You are free to:
Share – copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt – remix, transform, and build upon the materialfor any purpose, even commercially.

Under the following 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.

Notices:

  • You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.