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Open Access: Open Access

This guide provides information Open Access (OA) publishing and infrastructure including OA books, journals and open access at SDSU.
"Open Access (OA) is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results -to turn ideas into industries and breakthroughs into better lives." - SPARC

How academic publishing works without Open Access


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Open Access Explained!, by PhD Comics

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