About Open Access

Open access journal

This journal is a peer reviewed, subsidized open access journal where the Taiwan Society of Pain pays for the publishing costs incurred by the journal. Authors do not have to pay any Article Processing Charge or Open Access Publication Fee
Access Rights

All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.
User Rights

Permitted third party reuse is defined by the following user license:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND):

Allows users to copy and distribute the Article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
To attach a user license to your accepted manuscript, you can follow these steps:
  1. Determine the license you want to use for your manuscript. In this case, it should be the non-commercial Creative Commons user license (CC-BY-NC-ND).
  2. Add the following statement to the title page, copyright information page, or header/footer of your manuscript: © YEAR. Licensed under the Creative Commons [insert license details and URL].
  3. Replace YEAR with the current year.
  4. Insert the specific details of the license you have chosen, in this case, CC-BY-NC-ND.
  5. Add the URL of the license details, which is https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
  6. Optionally, you can include the license badges available from the Creative Commons website to provide visual recognition.
  7. If you are hosting your manuscript as a webpage, you can also find the correct HTML code to add to your page on the Creative Commons website.
Here is an example of what the license statement should look like for your accepted manuscript:
© 2023. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Author Rights

For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. The authors will transfer copyright to Taiwan Society of Pain, 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.
Publishing Schedule

This journal is published two times a year in March and September by Ainosco Press(Airiti).