What is Open Access?

Peter Suber's A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access is a good starting point for investigating open access and open access publishing. For the sake of this blog, open access refers to the freely available full text content of scholarly ophthalmology, dermatology and cancer-related research articles found in open access journals, archives and databases. The gold road category of open access refers to non-embargoed content, or content which is immediately freely available at the time of publication (current journal issues). Embargoed content is usually freely available after a time delay of 1-12 months.


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Sunday, June 10, 2007

Discussion : JRP Forum : Yahoo! Groups

"Welcome to the online forum associated with the Journal of Research Practice (JRP). The forum consists of research-inclined individuals and research students from around the world, associated with multiple specialist domains, who are interested in developing and promoting the journal. The journal focuses on innovations in research practice and research education. The journal is free-to-readers and it is hosted at http://jrp.icaap.org/"

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I would just like to take time too thank the posters for doing what you do and make this community great im a long time reader and first time poster so i just wanted to say thanks.

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