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Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Founded in 1997 in Cairo in 1997.
. currently employs more than 300 employees
. Publishes 200+ open access, peer-reviewed journals.
. Open-access is financed by author fees i.e. non-subscription based.. The author fee currently "tops out at $1,500"
. recently partnered with Sage, a well-established e-journal publisher

22 of the 300 journals have an impact factor higher than 0 for the printed (not online) versions, but below

  • 4.774 according to the Hindawai home page and Thomson ISI (2011, from 2012)
    • based on the years that the printed ISSN 1741-427X was run by BMC
    • the online version ISSN 1741-4288 is not registered!
  • 2.964 according to Research Gate and the University Purti Putra Malaysia

Some other researchers impressions:;wGArog;20110726180255-0700d