A Guide to Self-Archiving for Young Research Scientists - Enago Academy
lterrat's bookmarks 2017-08-19
"Openly available science is becoming increasingly lauded. As publication fees for open access journals and subscription costs sky rocket, self-archiving has become a trend and for good reason—journal publication costs are soaring alongside the need to generate real research impact. Fortunately, self-archiving has emerged as a legitimate method of disseminating research. Self-arching research allows authors to post their manuscript in an institutional or personal repository, thereby allowing free and nearly immediate access to their work. This helps maximize research impact by guaranteeing open access to scientists, regardless of their ability to pay."