Just having an article published is not enough. The sheer number of articles out there makes discoverability an essential issue. To be recognized as a first-class source of information, a journal must be widely available. And as most searching is now done online, it is paramount for individual articles and journals to be indexed by leading abstracting and indexing (A&I) services.
The JEES open uses the XML metadata (and full text) format, which is based on NLM DTD, a widely used industry standard that enables automatic data export to a large number of partners. JEES open closely cooperates with the majority of A&I services, citation indexes, and discovery services such as