Chem Publishers is dedicated to promoting the objectives of open research and assisting authors and funders in achieving a high level of openness with their research. All articles published in the Chem Publisher’s journals are made readily accessible worldwide under an open-access Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license, which provides authors with the most comprehensive rights. In practical terms, this means:
Chem Publishers provides free and unrestricted access to the full text of all published articles, ensuring that the research is available to everyone, everywhere.
The reuse of published material is permitted, provided that appropriate accreditation/citation is given to the original publication.
Chem Publishers supports open-access publication through the payment of a comparatively low Article Processing Charge (APC) by the authors' institutes or research funding agencies for the accepted articles.
In short, the open-access format of peer-reviewed literature allows for free and unrestricted access without any subscription or payment requirements. Published materials are immediately accessible and can be reused without special permission as long as a proper citation to the original publication is given.
Articles published in Chem Publishers journals, including their data, graphics, and supplements, can be freely linked from external sources, scanned by search engines, and reused by text mining applications, websites, blogs, etc., as long as proper accreditation of the source and original publication is provided. No special permission is required to reuse all or part of articles published in Chem Publisher’s journals under an Open Access Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license. However, it is essential to note that the reuse of an article does not imply endorsement by the respective authors or journal.
Here are some benefits of open access for authors:
Overall, open access offers numerous benefits for authors, ranging from increased visibility and impact to greater control over their work and compliance with funder requirements. By publishing in open-access journals, authors contribute to a more equitable and accessible research landscape while also advancing their own research careers.