Open access & Licensing

The journal strongly supports the open access initiative (no fee to publish or to read) and uses the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher, Society or the author, provided that the purpose is non commercial, the content is not modified and the original work is cited appropriately. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. In the event of rework, transformation or creation from the original work, or in case of commercial purpose, the material cannot be disseminated without authorization from the Society.
 

Copyright: Acceptance of a manuscript for publication implies the automatic transfer of publishing rights from the author to the Barcelona Respiratory Network.
 

All articles are assigned with a DOI provided by CrossRef and they are preserved following the digital archiving policy in CLOCKSS.