Open Access (Free Access for Readers) Advantages and the Article Processing Charges (APC) for Accepted Manuscripts
Links and Notes
  1. Open Access citation impact advantage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_access#Authors_and_researchers. For example, a standard research paper "Shutalev, A.D.; Kishko, E.A.; Sivova, N.V.; Kuznetsov, A.Y. Molecules 1998, 3, 100-106" has been cited 51 times, the highest number among all the papers published so far by the same author.
  2. Lin, S. -K. Editorial: Non-Open Access and Its Adverse Impact on Molecules. Molecules 2007, 12, 1436-1437 (PDF format 16 K; HTML format, raw data as Excel files available at the end of the HTML file).
  3. Recently a research paper of 30 pages has been published: http://www.mdpi.org/molecules/papers/13051081.pdf.
  4. Well written papers have been peer reviewed and published in less than two weeks from manuscript submission, see the example: http://www.mdpi.org/molecules/papers/11040212.pdf.
Shu-Kun Lin, Ph.D.
Publisher of MDPI journals

Last change:  July 2008, Webmaster: lin@mdpi.org