Open Access

Open Access means making scientific research publicly available to all on the internet, free of charge and without restriction. Open Access allows anybody to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, and cite full versions of texts without financial or technical barriers (other than those associated with access to the internet), and furthermore to use such texts in any other conceivable legal manner.

The Directory of Open Access Journals is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

The refereed journal articles, published by Open Access are also stored in an open electronic archives, a practice commonly called, self-archiving. Read the self-archiving initiative.

Publishing in Hygiea Internationals is free of charge and there are no charges for publishing authors.