BMJ Publishing Group

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BMJ Publishing Group

Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of BMJ Publishing Group.

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Preprint: archiving allowed
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Postprint: archiving allowed
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Published version: archiving allowed


  • On author's personal website and open access repositories
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Publisher's version/PDF may be used
  • Creative Commons Attribution License or Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License available (depending on requirement of funding agency)
  • Authors retain copyright
  • All titles are open access journals
  • Publisher last reviewed on 29/06/2015
  • Applies to Research Articles only
  • This policy is an exception to the default policies of ''

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