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In accordance with Funding Body requirements, Elsevier does offer alternative open access publishing options. Visit https://www.elsevier.com/openaccess for full information.
Your publication choice will have no effect on the peer review process or acceptance of your submission.
Details on Gold Open Access Articles:
All articles published gold open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We offer authors a choice of user licenses, which define the permitted reuse of articles (see https://www.elsevier.com/openaccesslicenses). We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows:
• Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)
• And if you need to comply with your funding body policy you can apply for the CC BY license after your manuscript is accepted for publication.
To provide gold open access, this journal has a publication fee which needs to be met by the authors or their research funders for each article published open access. The gold open access publication fee for this journal is USD 3000, excluding taxes.
Funding Body Agreements
Elsevier has established agreements with funding bodies, including Wellcome Trust and Research Councils UK. This ensures authors can comply with funding body open access policies and may also be reimbursed for their publication fees.
For open access publishing, this journal uses a copyright transfer agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to Delhi Orthopaedic Association, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.