What is Open Access?
Open Access Explained!
Open access quick
Open Access: Free, online literature from around the world.
- Free to read and free to use
- Most Open Access journals are peer reviewed to the same standards as for profit journals
- Encourages new and varied scholarship and discovery
- Can be as short as a presentation poster or as long as a series of textbooks
“Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need – has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted. It has direct and widespread implications for academia, medicine, science, industry, and for society as a whole.