Open Access

To accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, encourage innovation, enrich education, and stimulate the economy Open Access has become central to advancing the interests of researchers, scholars, students, businesses, and the public as well as librarians. The digital environment poses new challenges and provides new opportunities in the sharing, review, and publication of research results. Ensuring broad, unfettered access to the knowledge contained in primary research articles and the rights to use these articles fully will play a key role in seeing that the scholarly communication system evolves in a way that supports the needs of scholars and the academic enterprise as a whole.

Scientific Times is a digital open access online publisher who publishes scientific research in open access to the scientific community and continuing the existing generous practices of scholars who volunteer their writing, review and editing services.

Open Access has become central to advancing the interests of researchers, scholars, students, businesses, and the public - as well as librarians. The digital environment poses new challenges and provides new opportunities in the sharing, review, and publication of research results. Ensuring broad, unfettered access to the knowledge contained in primary research articles and the rights to use these articles fully will play a key role in seeing that the scholarly communication system evolves in a way that supports the needs of scholars and the academic enterprise as a whole.

Open-access literature published with us is digital, online, free of charge to the reader, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions, so there are no price barriers and no permission barriers.

Authors can choose to publish their research articles in a growing number of journals that meet the full definition of Open Access. Articles are free to all interested readers, and the publishers place no financial or copyright barriers between the readers and the article. Open Access publishing is the fastest growing segment of the scholarly publishing market, and journal options are now available for nearly every area of research. A comprehensive list of Open Access journals is provided by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Open Access Benefits

  • Researchers can find relevant literature for reference as well as visibility, readership and impact of their work.
  • Accelerates the pace of research, discovery and innovation and that also enhances the interdisciplinary research.
  • Contributes to core mission of advancing knowledge.
  • Increases competitiveness of academic institutions.
  • Quality of the education will improve and contributes to better-educated workforce.
  • Provides access to previously unavailable materials relating to health, energy, environment, and other areas of broad interest.
  • Creates better educated populace.
  • Encourages support of scientific enterprise and engagement in citizen science.
  • Creates transparency and avoids funding duplicative research leads to greater interaction with results of funded research.