Licensing & Other Policies


All articles accepted in JGEM are published under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.

Open Access Compliance

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, 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 or the author. Content cannot be used for commercial purposes. Content that was remixed, transformed, built upon, or modified cannot be distributed. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

As further described in our Submission Agreement, in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign all article copyright to Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository. JGEM's content currently isn’t archived with a long-term preservation service. Our vision is to be indexed in PudMed Central where articles will be archived long-term.

Advertising Policy

JGEM does not currently support advertising within our articles or on our website.

AAH Institutional Repository Conditions of Use

Users of the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository website and/or software agree not to misuse the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository service or software in any way.

The failure of Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

If have questions about the terms listed above, please contact the editors.