TU Delft Prof Pieter Hartel, associate editor of the Springer Open Access journal Crime Science reports that:

  • Crime Science is amongst the most read journals of the entire Springer journal collection in Criminology.
  • Open access papers have more impact. For Crime Science 30% of the papers have been read at least 4,000 times and 10% of the papers have been read at least 10,000 times.
  • More and more funding agencies require open access publication.

Crime Science is a multidisciplinary journal that also covers cyber security. For more information see https://crimesciencejournal.springeropen.com