» Hydrology: Current Research (HYCR), a broad-based journal was founded on two key tenets: To publish the most exciting researches with respect to the subjects of Hydrology. Secondly, to provide a rapid turn-around time possible for reviewing and publishing and to disseminate the articles freely for research, teaching and reference purposes.
» In today's wired world information is available at the click of the button, curtsey the Internet. Hydrology:Current Research-Open Access gives a world wide audience larger than that of any subscription-based journal in HILARIS SRL field, no matter how prestigious or popular, and probably increases the visibility and impact of published work. Hydrology:Current Research-Open Access gives barrier-free access to the literature for research. It increases convenience, reach, and retrieval power. Free online literature is available for software that facilitates full-text searching, indexing, mining, summarizing, translating, querying, linking, recommending, alerting, "mash-ups" and other forms of processing and analysis. Hydrology:Current Research-Open Access puts rich and poor on an equal footing for these key resources and eliminates the need for permissions to reproduce and distribute content.
» HILARIS SRL is ardent to Open Access. We strongly believe that removing barriers to research published online will greatly aid to the progress in HILARIS SRL scientific and technical disciplines.
» All published articles will be assigned DOI provided by CrossRef. Hydrology:Current Research will keep upto date with latest advances in the field and papers published in Hydrology:Current Research will reach the readers directly by email for free of cost.
» Distributed widely through the Internet.
» Archived online in the transactions of the HILARIS SRL, which provides the international scientific community with immediate and permanent access to individual papers.
» Hydrology:Current Research accepts online letters to the editors, brief comments that contributes to the previously published articles or other relevant findings in HILARIS SRL field.
» Open Access is a publication model, that enables the dissemination of research articles to the global community without restriction usually through the internet. Thus, all articles published under Open Access can be accessed by anyone with internet connection. Hydrology:Current Research strongly supports the Open Access initiative. Abstracts and full texts (HTML, PDF and XML format) of all articles published by Hydrology:Current Research are freely accessible to everyone immediately after publication.
» All works published by HILARIS SRL are under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This permits anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited. Hydrology:Current Research supports the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
Definition of Open Access Publication
» An Open Access Publication is one that meets the following two conditions:
»As a member of Publisher International linking Association, PILA, Hydrology:Current Research (of HILARIS SRL Publishing Group) follows the Creative Commons Attribution License and Scholars Open Access publishing policies.
» Community standards, rather than copyright law, will continue to provide the mechanism for enforcement of proper attribution and responsible use of the published work, as they do now.