Open Access Policy

 This work is licensed & copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. 


The editorial board of SABAS shares common vision with IUB Pakistan in providing unrestricted access to knowledge and education for all and thereby follows OPEN ACCESS POLICY to showcase its content. SABAS follows open access copyright and licensing policy on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


CBRC, IUB Pakistan and SABAS adhere to Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. The authors submitting and publishing in SABAS agree to the copyright policy under creative common license 4.0 (Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International). Under this license, the authors published in SABAS retain the copyright including publishing rights of their scholarly work and agree to let others remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially. All other authors using the content of SABAS are required to cite author(s) and publisher in their work. Articles of SABAS can be read and shared for noncommercial purposes under the following conditions:

  • BY: Attribution must be given to the original source (Attribution)
  • NC: Works may not be used for commercial purposes (Noncommercial)

CBRC, IUB Pakistan and SABAS use the CC BY-NC to protect the author’s work from misuse.