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Open access

Xia & He Publishing supports open access as a publishing model. Thus, readers of the journal are allowed immediate access to the contents of research articles published by the journal, without paying a subscription fee. Furthermore, subject to proper attribution of authorship and the original source, readers are allowed to use the articles for any responsible purpose.

Manuscripts submitted for publication in an open access journal are subject to the same rigorous peer-review and quality control as in scholarly subscription journals.

Creative Commons license
All Xia & He journals are open access and all articles are distributed under the terms of CC BY-NC 4.0 license ( This permits all non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. 

Starting from January 1st 2017, the copyright on all published articles is retained with authors unless stated otherwise. Authors grant Xia & He Publishing Inc. the sole, worldwide, and exclusive right to publish (i.e., print, publish, sell and otherwise commercially exploit), reproduce, display and store the published articles.