Open Access for researchers and the public

Waller, Andrew and Morrison, Heather Open Access for researchers and the public. Neurobiology of lipids, 2004, vol. 3, n. 8. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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Open Access has emerged in recent years as a major development in the world of scholarly communication. It may have the potential to greatly alter the university publishing environment and change the ways in which everyone accesses research material, particularly scholarly journals. This article will take a look at the basics of Open Access (or OA) as well as some direct and indirect benefits of OA inside and outside of academe.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: open access, OA, open access repositories, repositories, scholarly communication
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BE. Information economics.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BF. Information policy
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Andrew Waller
Date deposited: 28 Mar 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11


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