"Open access will revolutionize 21st century knowledge work and accelerate the diffusion of ideas and evidence that support just in time learning and the evolution of thinking in a number of disciplines."
(Indiana University School of Nursing, USA)
"It is important that students and researchers from all over the world can have easy access to relevant, high-standard and timely scientific information. This is exactly what Open Access Journals provide and this is the reason why I support this endeavor."
(Centre Antipoison-Centre de Pharmacovigilance, France)
"Publishing research articles is the key for future scientific progress. Open Access publishing is therefore of utmost importance for wider dissemination of information, and will help serving the best interest of the scientific community."
(UCB S.A., Belgium)
"Open access journals are a novel concept in the medical literature. They offer accessible information to a wide variety of individuals, including physicians, medical students, clinical investigators, and the general public. They are an outstanding source of medical and scientific information."
Jeffrey M. Weinberg
(St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, USA)
access journals are extremely useful for graduate students,
investigators and all other interested persons to read important
scientific articles and subscribe scientific journals. Indeed,
the research articles span a wide range of area and of high
quality. This is specially a must for researchers belonging
to institutions with limited library facility and funding
to subscribe scientific journals."
Debomoy K. Lahiri
(Indiana University School of Medicine, USA)
"Open access journals represent a major break-through in publishing.
They provide easy access to the latest research on a wide
variety of issues. Relevant and timely articles are made available
in a fraction of the time taken by more conventional publishers. Articles are of uniformly high quality and written by the world's leading authorities."
(Naval Postgraduate School, USA)
"Open access journals have transformed the way scientific data is published and disseminated: particularly, whilst ensuring a high quality standard and transparency in the editorial process, they have increased the access to the scientific literature by those researchers that have limited library support or that are working on small budgets."
"Not only do open access journals greatly improve the access
to high quality information for scientists in the developing
world, it also provides extra exposure for our papers."
(University of Oxford, UK)
"Open Access 'Chemistry' Journals allow the dissemination
of knowledge at your finger tips without paying for the scientific
Sean L. Kitson
(Almac Sciences, Northern Ireland)
"In principle, all scientific journals should have open access, as should be science itself. Open access journals are very helpful for students, researchers and the general public including people from institutions which do not have library or cannot afford to subscribe scientific journals. The articles are high standard and cover a wide area."
(Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
"The widest possible diffusion of information is critical
for the advancement of science. In this perspective, open
access journals are instrumental in fostering researches and
(Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy)
"Open access journals are very useful for all scientists as
they can have quick information in the different fields of
(Paris University, France)
"There are many scientists who can not afford the rather expensive
subscriptions to scientific journals. Open access journals
offer a good alternative for free access to good quality scientific
(Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de Alimentos, Spain)
"Open access journals have become a fundamental tool for students,
researchers, patients and the general public. Many people
from institutions which do not have library or cannot afford
to subscribe scientific journals benefit of them on a daily
basis. The articles are among the best and cover most scientific
(University Clinic of Navarre, Spain)
"These journals provide researchers with a platform for rapid,
open access scientific communication. The articles are of
high quality and broad scope."
(University of Vienna, Austria)
"Open access journals are probably one of the most important
contributions to promote and diffuse science worldwide."
(University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal)
"Open access journals make up a new and rather revolutionary
way to scientific publication. This option opens several quite
interesting possibilities to disseminate openly and freely
new knowledge and even to facilitate interpersonal communication
Eduardo A. Castro
"Open access journals are freely available online throughout the world, for you to read, download, copy, distribute, and use. The articles published in the open access journals are high quality and cover a wide range of fields."
(Chiba University, Japan)
"Open Access journals offer an innovative and efficient way
of publication for academics and professionals in a wide range
of disciplines. The papers published are of high quality after
rigorous peer review and they are Indexed in: major international
databases. I read Open Access journals to keep abreast of
the recent development in my field of study."
(Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
"It is a modern trend for publishers to establish open access journals. Researchers, faculty members, and students will be greatly benefited by the new journals of Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. in this category."
Jih Ru Hwu
(National Central University, Taiwan)