Why Does Open Access Matter?

Walport, Mark; Graves, Diane J.; Terry, Sharon; Brown, André; Sim, Ida
October 2008
PLoS Biology;Oct2008, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p2343
Academic Journal
The article presents the views of various people regarding open access publication of scientific and scholarly materials. A research funder remarks that an open access enables them to evaluate easily the research they funded. A physician mentions that she can get wider access to research evidence she needs for her patients. A student states that open access has increased his discoverability that lead to more efficient research.


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