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The JAFIB-EP team apply the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all works we publish in JAFIB-EP.

Under the CCAL, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their article, but authors allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles in JAFIB-EP, so long as the original authors and source are cited. No separate permission is required from the authors or the publishers.

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This broad license was developed to facilitate open access to, and free use of, original works of all types.

Applying this standard license to your own work will ensure your right to make your work freely and openly available.

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