About InTech

InTechOpen is the publisher of the world's largest collection of open access books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. With a goal to provide free online access to research since 2004, InTechOpen has published 2,625 books and 44,229 scientific works by 92,166 international scientists.

Our overall mission is to help academics make a greater impact by giving readers free access to all published work.

With over 20,000 Web of Science citations and +83 million downloads up-to-date, we give authors international visibility, leading to global scientific communities recognizing the value and impact of their research.

44,229 SCIENTIFIC WORKS PUBLISHED
135,504 MOST DOWNLOADED CHAPTER
679,000 UNIQUE READERS PER MONTH
+20,000 TOTAL CITATIONS IN ISI WEB OF SCIENCE

Citations are considered the most significant measure of a publication's relevance within the scientific community. Below are some of our books that have had notable impact in terms of being cited.

Based on data collected from Thomson Reuters Web of Science in April 2016

The main subject area covered by InTech publications is Engineering, followed by Health Sciences, Life Sciences and Social Sciences and Humanities, as represented below.

Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology
1,331 books
74,212 authors
Life Sciences Life Sciences
373 books
25,956 authors
Health Sciences Health Sciences
862 books
56,677 authors
Social Sciences and Humanities Social Sciences and Humanities
60 books
4,466 authors

We have worked with contributors from 3,147 research institutions and 152 countries. The diversity of our authors' and editors' geographic location reflects our mission to collaborate with scientists and professionals across all continents. This results in publishing works by distinct and globally-spread science communities on a single platform.

Our Authors world map
Geographic location of our authors and editors

Our collaborators are researchers and senior members of the international academic and scientific community across all fields of science. While proud of all our collaborators, we would like to highlight a few for their scientific merits and career advancements, also included among the most influential scientific minds of our time.

11,402* (~12.5%) AUTHORS AND EDITORS FROM TOP 500 UNIVERSITIES
40 AUTHORS AMONG THE TOP 1% MOST CITED SCIENTISTS

*Academic Ranking of World Universities - 2015

Our readership comprises of all the players in academic communities: scientists, university and college professors, research professionals, students and users of academic libraries. Our publications are of great interest to engineering societies, technical organisations and government departments.

Our Authors world map
Geographic location of readers

Not only are our authors, editors and readers among the world's leading authorities in science, technology and medicine, but they are also imbued with a highly-developed social conscience by being aware of the growing imperative to openly share new information.

Our vision is to meet the challenges of making critical knowledge freely available to the worldwide science community, while maintaining the highest standards in our dealings with authors and institutions.

To read more about the history of our company, click here.