Articles are made available world-wide, for no fee. Exposure is greater.
Articles can be accessed at all times, stored on personal computers, printed, excerpted, or e-mailed to colleagues.
Articles can be referred to by address from any other point on the Internet personal Home pages, research groups, institutional pages, chat groups...
Instant feed-back to the authors is available through e-mail (if authors accept to have their e-mail posted at the bottom of their work)
Each article provides a forum where comments, questions and answers can be posted.
Articles are fully indexed (word, author, title, concept...) by standard Internet access research tools. Specific articles on a subject can be found by anyone interested in the field, as in a library database.
Internet publication provides the same physical consultation facilities as a book, as well as automatic encyclopedic
cross-referencing and search options. Foot-notes can provide hypertextual links.
Articles can be cross-referenced.
Periodical, articles and pages can be bookmarked for instant access by most standard Web browsers.