Palliative Care: Research and Treatment is an open access journal, meaning all articles are available for anyone to download for freely without restriction. Open access journals are renowned for having high levels of article visibility compared to traditional subscription journals.
One good example of how open access journals can offer high visibility is 'Evaluating Palliative Care - A Review of the Literature', published in Palliative Care: Research and Treatment. This article has been viewed more than 5,767 times since its publication in 2009. This is the highest rate of viewing of all articles in Palliative Care: Research and Treatment and shows how publishing open access can increase article visibility and how publishing in Palliative Care: Research and Treatment can offer higher levels of visibility than restricted access alternatives.
Authors publishing in Palliative Care: Research and Treatment will benefit from the extensive indexing including many open access exclusive databases and directories that do not index subscription journals.