April/May 2007

Encouraging innovation

Egypt-based Hindawi Publishing has just converted its last two subscription journals to the open-access model. The company's president and co-founder Ahmed Hindawi tells us why

Bentham announces OA growth strategy

Traditional subscription publishers are increasingly interested in different approaches to publishing. Siân Harris finds out why the author-pays, open-access model has become a big part of Bentham Science's plans.

The repository jigsaw

The French open archive HAL plays a key role in research across France and in the emerging European network of repositories, write some of the people involved in the project.

'OA creates new opportunities'

The open-access publishing model enables new types of journals that could not be published under the traditional subscription model, believes Matthew Cockerill, publisher of BioMed Central.

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