Open access, publishing, and the peer-review process: An overview.

Quincy, McCrary Open access, publishing, and the peer-review process: An overview., 2009 [Preprint]


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Academic publishing is undergoing major changes as society transitions from print to electronic formats. An emergent trend for many academic journals is open access via the Internet. There are two main forms of open access: open access publishing where the articles or journal are freely available from the time of publication; and self-archiving, where authors submit a copy of their work to be made freely available on the web. This paper will discuss modern, open academic publishing systems and the changes these systems represent.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: open access, open journals, open publishing
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
Depositing user: Quincy McCrary
Date deposited: 04 Nov 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15


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