Sunday, November 5, 2023

What Is Open Access and Why Does It Matter? - Brown University Libraries

What is Open Access?
The open access movement has emerged in response to a number of factors: growing journal costs and disparities in access to scholarship, the emergence of the internet, as well as the growing number large scale problems that require large and diverse team engagement.

While open access generally refers to published scholarly journal articles, the open movement also encompasses:

open data
open educational resources
open science