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.

Why Open Access?

  • Academic authors can disseminate the results of their research more widely and increase the impact of their work.
  • Academic authors retain more control over their works, instead of signing all or most rights away to commercial publishers.
  • Results of taxpayer-funded research are more accessible to everyone.
  • An alternative to subscription-based scholarly journals, which have increased in price annually beyond the rate of inflation.
  • Open Access publications can be utilized as course readings, activities, and assessments for relevant research and expertise on topics covered within courses.

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