Removing the barriers to research: an introduction to Open Access for librarians

Suber, Peter Removing the barriers to research: an introduction to Open Access for librarians. College & Research Libraries News, 2003, vol. 64. [Journal article (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Open-access literature is online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. Open access will solve the pricing crisis, which prevents libraries from buying access to all the literature their patrons need, and the permission crisis, which prevents libraries and their patrons from making full and legitimate use of the material for which they have paid.

Item type: Journal article (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords: open access, pricing crisis, permission crisis, price barriers, permission barriers, access barriers
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues.
Depositing user: Peter Suber
Date deposited: 11 Mar 2004
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 11:58


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