Open Access

LIRPA Open Access Information and Policy

LIRPA International Journal is an immediate and free access journal, which means that all of its content is available to the public for free from the start, provided that the Creative Commons license (link) is respected. This is intended to contribute to the dissemination and exchange of scientific knowledge globally.

The journal authorizes the authors to use the published material at any time without requiring any permission, always citing the journal in which it was published (APA Standards), as well as being desirable to insert the link to the specific article published.

All articles published by LIRPA are made immediately available worldwide under an open access license. This means:everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in LIRPA International Journal; 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 LIRPA, 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 LIRPA.

Meaning of Open Access

In accordance with major definitions of open access in scientific literature (namely the Budapest, Berlin, and Bethesda declarations), LIRPA defines open access by the following conditions:

-peer-reviewed literature is freely available without subscription or price barriers;

-literature is immediately released in open access format (no embargo period);

-published material can be re-used without obtaining permission as long as a correct citation to the original publication is given.

DOI – Identifier of digital objects

The LIRPA International Journal uses the international DOI code that allows access to its contents, reliably and consistently at all times.

Copyright of works published in Contemporary Clinic and Open Access Policy

The LIRPA International Journal is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license