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Hikari joined APAIS (Asia-Pacific Academic and Industrial Services). APAIS is an Asia-Pacific center for supporting distinguished scholars and students who are researching various areas of humanities, sociology, science and technology. APAIS provides chances for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in various these areas. APAIS organizes many international conferences, symposia and workshops every year, and provides sponsor or technical support to researchers who wish to organize their own conferences and workshops.


Since November 2015, Hikari center for card payments moved to: http://www.m-hikaripublishers.com/vpos . For more information, please contact the Financial Department of Hikari at: payments@m-hikari.com

Hikari has been registered with PayPal since October 2015. Authors could pay the page charge of their papers by card using the international card operator PayPal. For more information, please contact the Financial Department of Hikari at: payments@m-hikari.com

Since December 2014, Hikari joined CrossCheck, a plagiarism detection tool. CrossCheck powered by iThenticate is an initiative between iThenticate and CrossRef, established to help publishers prevent professional plagiarism and other forms of scholarly misconduct. The iThenticate database and software tools, and CrossCheck service offer an effective way to compare documents against the largest comparison database of scientific, technical and medical content.


Since January 2014, Hikari started accepting payments of publication fee by credit card. Payment by credit card is a convenient option and secure way to cover the publication fee. Credit card payments are processed using secure technology and protected with a high level of encryption when transmitted over the Internet. For more information, please contact the Financial Department of Hikari at: payments@m-hikari.com

Hikari is a co-founder of ICORE - the International Council for Open Research and Open Education. Main objectives of ICORE are the recognition, progress and application of open research and open education.


Hikari Ltd is a member of Publishers International Linking Association (PILA) and CrossRef - official DOI registration agency for scholarly and professional publications. The Digital Object Identifier (DOI) system serves as a persistent, actionable identifier for intellectual property online. Major applications of the DOI system currently include: persistent citations in scholarly materials (journal articles, books, etc.) through CrossRef; scientific data sets, through DataCite, a consortium of leading research libraries, technical information providers, and scientific data centers, etc.


Hikari Ltd is as a member of SPARC Europe (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) - an international alliance of academic libraries, research institutes and open access publishers working to improve the scholarly publishing system. SPARC Europe undertakes a number of activities aimed to support the research community in bringing positive change to scholarly communications.


The journals of Hikari Ltd are digitally archived in PORTICO - a leading digital preservation service whose mission is to preserve scholarly literature and to ensure long-term access to electronic archives.

Hikari Ltd is an associate member of Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers - the largest international association for scholarly and professional publishers. ALPSP aims to serve, represent and strengthen the community of scholarly publishers, and those who work with them. ALPSP provides information, education, representation, cooperative initiatives and guidelines for good practice in scientific publishing.


Science Media provides an overview about online biotech and life sciences journals with free access to articles in full text.

The MathGuide is leading Internet-based subject gateway to scholarly relevant information in mathematics, located at Gottingen University (Germany).

The Research Cooperative is an international, not-for-profit organisation established to support academic, scientific, technical, and research communication in all subjects, languages, and media.

Hikari Ltd is launching new journals in the areas of Pure Mathematics, Nonlinear Analysis, Differential Equations, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Environmental Sciences. The authors are cordially invited to submit papers.

  •   Pure Mathematical Sciences
  •   Nonlinear Analysis and Differential Equations
  •   Advances in Applied Physics
  •   Pure and Applied Chemical Sciences
  •   Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences
  •   Advanced Studies in Medical Sciences
  •   Environmental Sciences

All journals of Hikari Ltd have been included in Ulrich's Periodicals Directory. Ulrichsweb.com is an authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on peer-reviewed academic and scholarly journals. More information ...

Hikari Ltd journals have been included in the database of SerialsSolutions . SerialsSolutions provides a complete and integrated family of e-resource access and management services that help optimize the usage and value of electronic collections. More information ...

A special issue of the journal Applied Mathematical Sciences will host a selection of the papers of the conference ICNPAA 2008: Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences (June, 2008).

The journals of Hikari Ltd have been included in Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research (DRIVER Wiki) . The purpose of DRIVER Wiki is to provide a home for community contributions from across Europe, to create a dynamic and updatable picture of open access activity in the EU.

The journals of Hikari Ltd have been included in EBSCO Electronic Journals Service . EBSCO Electronic Journals Service is a gateway to thousands of journals containing millions of articles from the leading scientific publishers.

Advances in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Contemporary Engineering Sciences have been included in Chemical Abstracts Service . Chemical Abstracts Service offers a large collection of substance information as well as indexed references from more than 10,000 major scientific journals, 60 patent authorities around the world, and other reputable web sources.

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