About us

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EDP Sciences is a publishing house that is fully dedicated to the services of authors and readers. It is owned by learned societies and run by publishing professionals. It receives support from several scientific communities and gives authors all the tools and services they need to showcase their work whilst circulating their articles and books as widely as possible. Many of the journals we publish are ranked first in their category (ISI impact factor).

EDP Sciences provides technical and sales support for the launching and growth of scientific or technical journals or professional magazines on an international scale. Its online delivery platform allows editorial content to be linked with other journals via CrossRef© and with indexing sites (Google Scholar, PubMed, MedLine, ADS-Nasa, etc.) in order to maximise the visibility and citations of articles.

Open Access

EDP Sciences supports the development of Open Access journals in the context of its support of scientific communities. Part of its catalogue of journals is already in total (gold) or partial (green) Open Access, and EDP Sciences is rated a 'green publisher' by the SHERPA/RoMEO site. If you want to create an Open Access journal or entrust its publication to us, please discuss it with us so that we can evaluate your project.

Copyright Policy

Our copyright policy is very flexible, as scientists want it, but it differs from one journal to another. The copyright can be held by the journal owner, transferred to EDP Sciences, or remain with the author. When we manage the copyright for a journal, we guarantee authors the right to post their articles in the publisher's version (PDF published by EDP Sciences) on a personal or institutional website (open archive). Note, however, that we are against the reconstitution of the complete journal on a competing open site, because this destroys the economic model by which paid journals operate and puts their future at risk.

Counter 3 Statistics

On request, we provide customers with Counter 3-compatible statistics, the latest version of this international standard.

Developing Countries

EDP Sciences participates in international initiatives to assist the scientific communities of developing countries, such as Agora, and plans to participate in future projects in this area.