Hindawi is pleased to announce that it has received more than 1,000 monthly submitted manuscripts in its Open Access journal collection for the first time in February 2009. Hindawi's monthly submissions exceeded 500 for the first time in May 2007, less than two years ago.
"We are very pleased with the success of our Open Access journal collection," said Hesham Youssef, Hindawi's Business Manager. "Our targets for the growth in our submissions during 2009-2010 are even more aggressive than what we have achieved over the past couple of years."
"If you look at the growth of our individual subject collections, you see significant growth in almost all subject areas," said Paul Peters, the company's Head of Business Development. "Most impressive is the growth that we have seen in Biology and Medicine, where our submissions have nearly tripled over the past 12 months. These journals still represent only about 20% of our total submissions and we expect them to continue their strong growth for the foreseeable future." ...
The open access movement:
Putting peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly literature
on the internet. Making it available free of charge and
free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
Removing the barriers to serious research.