All research articles published in CONSTITUTIONAL LAW REVIEW/REVISTA DE DREPT CONSTITUTIONAL (RDC) are open access in on-line version. This means:
- everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in RDC;
- everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given.
Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, but subject to the following conditions:
• is mentioned the name(s) of the author(s), article title, that article is published in RDC and indicate page/pages cited of the journal;
• exactly reproduction of the material when it is quoted, used, discussed or multiplied;
• the copyright of the author(s) may not be infringed in any way.
Community standards, rather than copyright law, will continue to provide the mechanism for enforcement of proper attribution and responsible use of the published work, as they do now.
Advantages of Open Access for Authors
The High Availability and Visibility- open access publications are also more likely to be included in search engines and indexing databases.
The Higher Citation Impact of open access articles results from their high publicity and availability. Open access publications are demonstrably more frequently cited.