Reasoning and Interest: Clustering Open Access
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"The conception of an open access future with scholarly publications being freely accessible, sharable and reusable cannot be easily subsumed under a single term. That is, it can. But the term has conflicting objectives. The reasoning behind Open Access interests is diverse with two essential concepts being 'research advancement' and 'economic benefit'. This article clusters stakeholders regarding their Open Access interest and reasoning, leawding to the clusters a) Open Access as a threat, b) a pain, c) the ideal Open Access, and d) the exploitative Open Access."