Open access research publishing hurts academics in poor countries — Quartz Africa
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"The rise of open access publishing should be applauded. Scientific research and literature should be made available to everyone, with no cost to the reader.
But there’s a catch: nothing is actually free and someone has to pay. The open access model merely changes who pays....The bottom line is that payment has been transferred from institutions and individuals paying to have access to researchers having to pay to have their work published...."