SAGE Publications (UK and US)

Preprint: archiving allowed.

Postprint: archiving allowed.

Published version: archiving forbidden.


  • SAGE may give permission to deposit the Publisher's version/PDF on an unrestricted website of repository, upon request
  • Publisher last contacted on 21/08/2019
  • Must link to publisher version with DOI
  • "as published" final version with layout and copy-editing changes cannot be archived but can be used on secure institutional intranet
  • Post-print version with changes from referees comments can be used
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged
  • Author's post-print on author's personal website, departmental website, institutional website, institutional repository or other repositories, including PubMed Central
  • Pre-print on any website
  • Authors retain copyright

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