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OPEN ACCESS?
By Emma Walker
What is Open Access?
"Open Access is the free, immediate,
online availability of research articles
coupled with the rights...
Advantages of Open Access
■ Increased visibility
■ Drives Innovation
■ Public Access
■ Increased citation rates
■ Global I...
Disadvantages of Open Access
■ Encourages journals to publish more articles
but of a lower quality
■ Publication fees - no...
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  1. 1. OPEN ACCESS? By Emma Walker
  2. 2. What is Open Access? "Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. “ SPARC (2007) Open access - SPARC. Available at: http://sparcopen.org/open-access/ (Accessed: 2016).
  3. 3. Advantages of Open Access ■ Increased visibility ■ Drives Innovation ■ Public Access ■ Increased citation rates ■ Global Impact
  4. 4. Disadvantages of Open Access ■ Encourages journals to publish more articles but of a lower quality ■ Publication fees - normally for the author which could discourage them from going open access. ■ Unsustainable for the author
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  6. 6. Thank you for watching Please go to: https://emjw1g15.wordpress.com/

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