Who needs access to research? Exploring the societal impact of open access

lkfitz's bookmarks 2018-02-06


"To date, this study is the first attempt to collect and synthesize the available evidence on the societal impact of open access. It further builds on this evidence base by introducing a typology of the various science-society interfaces where demand for access to research potentially exists. The proposed scheme is anticipated to provide guidance for future research on the issue of OA’s societal impact. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications of non-academic usage of research on the open access debate, especially on the question of who should bear the cost of scholarly publishing."



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Date tagged:

02/06/2018, 14:30

Date published:

02/06/2018, 09:30