What is Open Access?
Open Access is the principle that all research should be freely accessible online, immediately after publication. Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the copyright-holder.
Why does Open Access matter?
Open Access encourages the unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, everywhere, for the advancement of knowledge and benefit to society.For more information: