Advantages of Open Access

  • unimpeded, free, worldwide accessibility of your research findings

  • permanent access and citability due to assignment of persistent identifiers (doi and urn) as well as an eISBN

  • enhanced visibility and citation frequency

  • option of subsequent use of academic results through other scientists and the public

  • very good retrievability by means of search engines and library catalogues

  • the rights of use stay with the authors