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Open Access & Subscription Models

Have you heard of Plan S? It has been one of the hottest topics of discussion among academics over the past few months. Most of you might be aware of what it is. If you…
Iryna Kuchma is the Open Access Programme Manager for EIFL, a not-for-profit organization that helps libraries enable access to knowledge in developing and transition…
Why are researchers choosing open access? A growing realization of the benefits of switching from the traditional subscription model to the open access model has…
Open access is the way forward for scholarly communication as it gives research maximum outreach. However, many researchers are not keen on publishing open access…
Top 8 questions about open access researchers frequently ask
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There is a definitive shift in the publishing industry towards open access. The share of open access journal publishing is steadily increasing through the launch of new…
Open access is steadily gaining momentum in academia, but many young researchers are still unclear about it. What is open access? What are the different venues for…
Authors often avoid publishing in open access journals as they are under the misconception that all open access journals charge high APCs. But what if one of the co…
How can more scholars and journals embrace preprints to make research freely accessible? How are new uses of preprint servers changing the academic publishing landscape?…
As an author, are you interested in whether or not to publish your research in an open access (OA) journal? OA publishing has come under a lot of scrutiny in the…
Following a degree in Biology at Yale University, Stephanie Dawson worked at the labs of Susan Parkhurst at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,…