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Open Access, Or, Why Have an Institutional Repository?

By Kristopher A. Nelson in

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For the past decade or so, a number of scientists have argued that the World Wide Web offers a way to unlock the gates that was not possible when scientific results were conveyed solely by print-on-paper. Advocates of “open access” argue that research results must be made available such that all scientists can see them and use them, for free, via the Web.

See: Open Access and the Progress of Science