▸ Information where your articles have been cited
Hikari provides information where the articles published by us have been cited by other papers/books/authors. The information is based on Google Scholar database and it is available at the web page associated to the respective article.
▸ DOI of your articles
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 provides persistent and actionable identifier of your publications.
▸ Indexing in databases
Hikari journals are included in abstracting and indexing databases: Chemical Abstracts, Zoological Record, CrossRef, Google Scholar. Our editions are cataloged in significant number of libraries and specialized repositories.
▸ Screening for plagiarism
Papers submitted to Hikari journals will be screened for plagiarism using CrossCheck / iThenticate plagiarism detection tools. Hikari journals will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism.
▸ Digital preservation of your articles
The journals of Hikari Ltd are digitally preserved in Portico - a leading digital preservation service whose mission is to preserve scholarly literature and to ensure long-term access to electronic archives.
▸ Author retains copyright
Articles and books are published under the Creative Commons Attribution License and can be reused and redistributed as long as they are correctly attributed.
▸ Convenient publication fee system
Hikari provides convenient publication fee system with various options including payment by credit card.
▸ Personalized service
Hikari staff provides 24/7 personalized service to all authors of Hikari.
▸ Sustainable publishing model
We are experienced with publishing models since 2005 and we aim to provide high-level quality service in scientific publishing. Hikari is a member of leading organizations as SPARC Europe (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and APAIS (Asia-Pacific Academic and Industrial Services). Hikari is a co-founder of ICORE.
▸ Quality peer review
All papers submitted to journals of Hikari Ltd are subject to peer review. The papers are evaluated by external reviewers (anonymous to authors) and refereed within one month.
▸ Rapid publication
Papers accepted for publication are published online within one week and on paper-edition within 3 months.