Open Access Journals are scientific and scholarly publications that make the full text of their articles freely available online, without subscription or paywall barriers. This enables greater accessibility and dissemination of knowledge to researchers, practitioners, and the general public. Open access journals often use a business model based on author fees, grants, or sponsorships, rather than subscriptions, to support their operations. This model allows for a more equitable and inclusive dissemination of knowledge, as it eliminates barriers such as geographic location or economic status that can limit access to research. Open access journals play a critical role in advancing scientific discovery and innovation by facilitating the free flow of ideas and information.

Benefits of Open Access:

Increased visibility and reach: Open access increases the visibility and reach of research by making it freely available to a wider audience. This can lead to increased citations and a greater impact for the researcher.

Increased accessibility: Open access makes research more accessible to individuals who may not have access to expensive academic journals, such as researchers in developing countries or members of the general public.

Improved collaboration: Open access allows for easier collaboration between researchers by making it easier to share and build upon existing work.

More efficient use of research funding: Open access helps to ensure that research funding is being used efficiently by making research freely available to the public.

Better alignment with public values: Open access aligns with the public's interest in freely accessing information and with the principle of public dissemination of research results.

Greater impact on policy and practice: Open access can increase the impact of research on policy and practice by making it more widely available to those who can use it to inform decision-making.

Long-term preservation: Open access ensures the long-term preservation of research by making it available in digital form, which can be easily stored and accessed over time.

By embracing open access, researchers, publishers, and institutions can support the dissemination and use of research to benefit society as a whole.


Aster Publications is a publisher committed to fully open-access journals, providing immediate and barrier-free online dissemination of high-quality scholarly research across all major disciplines of Science, Technology, and Medicine. By publishing in multiple formats, Aster Publications aims to deliver its content in a way that suits the needs of all readers, while also providing an international platform for researchers to share their findings with a global audience.

The high-quality peer-reviewed journals of Aster Publications were established with a mission to make research open and accessible to everyone, providing maximum dissemination and rapid availability. The articles published in Aster Publications' journals are freely available for reading and reuse, eliminating access barriers for readers. By fostering an open and inclusive publishing environment, Aster Publications is committed to advancing the dissemination of scientific knowledge and promoting global scientific progress.'