All articles in open access journals which are published by European Publishing have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Open Access is a publishing model that provides immediate, subscription free access to the full text of published articles. Moreover, authors who publish in Open Access journals retain the copyright of their article. Authors submitting their work to European Publishing retain the copyright of their work under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license (CC BY NC 4.0) for the journals Tobacco Prevention & Cessation & European Journal of Midwifery and CC-BY 4.0 license for the journal Tobacco Induced Diseases. 

All articles published by European Publishing are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. To ensure digital preservation for the future, our electronic publications are archived with Portico. Portico is a third-party preservation service supported by both libraries and publishers to ensure that scholarly content published in electronic form will remain accessible for the long term. The Portico digital preservation service is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.