If we choose to align open access to research with geo-political borders we negate the moral value of open access | Impact of Social Sciences

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It has recently been suggested that to support the development of open access (OA) in Europe, access to open research might be ‘geoblocked’, or limited, to those countries that were involved in funding the research and its publication. In this post, Martin Paul Eve, argues that to do this is not only technically and practically very difficult, but would also fundamentally undermine the moral imperative of open access to enable widest possible level of engagement with research.



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11/11/2019, 11:30

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11/11/2019, 06:30