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Framing the Issue: Open Access

This is an overview of the open-access movement and its potential, designed for members of the research and academic communities.

 

It highlights the key points to consider in thinking about and discussing open access, gives examples of open-access implementation, and provides sources for more information.

 

Issues addressed by the document include: why access to information is important, and what obstacles limit access. It also lists initiatives that call for open access and gives links to other resources.

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