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Coatings 2011, 1(1), 1-2; doi:10.3390/coatings1010001
Editorial

Welcome to Coatings: a New Open Access Journal

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Received: 9 September 2010; Published: 22 September 2010
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Excerpt: The journal Coatings is starting its activity as a peer-reviewed, open access journal. As editors, we believe that it will fulfill an important role in the community of researchers and developers in the field of coatings. There already exists several high quality journals dedicated to coatings, but none of them has “free access”, a characteristic that we believe is very important in a field which is traditionally very close  to  industrial  activity  and  where  researchers  aim  not  only  at  academic  research  but  toward products  of  an  industrial  and  marketable  value.  For  these  researchers,  it  is  important  that  they  can publish their results in a journal that guarantees quality that comes from peer-review, but that at the same time breaks the traditional boundaries of academic journals which need a subscription or a pay-per-view option to access the published data. [...]
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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MDPI and ACS Style

Bardi, U.; Lavacchi, A. Welcome to Coatings: a New Open Access Journal. Coatings 2011, 1, 1-2.

AMA Style

Bardi U, Lavacchi A. Welcome to Coatings: a New Open Access Journal. Coatings. 2011; 1(1):1-2.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Bardi, Ugo; Lavacchi, Alessandro. 2011. "Welcome to Coatings: a New Open Access Journal." Coatings 1, no. 1: 1-2.

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