Culture Unbound is an Open Access journal, indicating that all its content is freely available to anyone with an internet connection. Furthermore we publish all our articles under a Creative Commons license that specify what a user can do with a document. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs. Since 2021 Culture Unbound uses a so called Attribution (CC BY) license which allows users to distribute the work and to re-work it without the author's permission, but never without acknowledging the original author. Other licences may be valid for older articles and are shown on each article page. Culture Unbound does not charge any publication fees from the authors. Authors are welcome to parallel publish their articles without embargo as long as they include a full reference to the original source.

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