Guest Post: Open Access Publication Just Makes Sense - The University of Iowa Libraries
" ... Unrestricted access and unrestricted reuse of our discoveries that mostly were supported by public funds and hence deserve to be in the public’s hands rapidly (and the NIH agrees). With digital access worldwide assured by the world-wide-web, we assure the second of the two basic tenets of modern science – dissemination (the first being discovery). What else is left to debate? This is the simple, honest motivation for me to publish in Open Access journals – rapid, worldwide dissemination ..."