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Articles About Open Access

Recent Articles About Open Access

Eve, M. P., Pinter, F., Lair, S., &; Grady, T. (2022). Opening the future: a new model for funding open access monographs. The Serials Librarian, 82(1-4), 178–181.

Mahony, S. (2022). Toward openness and transparency to better facilitate knowledge creation. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 115.

McAllister, J., & Torres, J. (2022). Discovering open access trends in engineering: a bibliometric analysis of open access publications at a large research university. Science & Technology Libraries, 1-18, 1–18.

Naim, K., Brundy, C., & Samberg, R. G. (2021). Collaborative transition to open access publishing by scholarly societies. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 32(4), 311–313.

Pampel, H. (2022). “From Library Budget to Information Budget: Fostering Transparency in the Transformation Towards Open Access”. Insights 35: 8. DOI:

Roche, D. G., O'Dea, R. E., Kerr, K. A., Rytwinski, T., Schuster, R., Nguyen, V. M., Young, N., Bennett, J. R., & Cooke, S. J. (2022). Closing the knowledge-action gap in conservation with open science. Conservation Biology, 36(3).

Triggle, C. R., MacDonald, R., Triggle, D. J., & Grierson, D. (2022). Requiem for impact factors and high publication charges. Accountability in Research, 29(3), 133–164.

Additional Articles About Open Access (2020 and Earlier)

Berger, M., & Cirasella, J. (2015). Beyond Beall’s List: Better understanding predatory publishers. College & Research Libraries News, 76(3), 132-135.

Davis, C. A., Robertson, W. C., & Simser, C. N. (2018). Navigating the political waters of open access publishing in libraries. The Serials Librarian, 74(1-4), 194–200.

Halevi, G. (2018). Institutional open access publishing as an educational vehicle. Publishing Research Quarterly, 34(4), 510–514.

Laakso M, Welling P, Bukvova H, Nyman L, Björk B-C, Hedlund T (2011) The Development of Open Access Journal Publishing from 1993 to 2009. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20961.

MacLeavy, J., Harris, R., & Johnston, R. (2020). The unintended consequences of open access publishing - and possible futures. Geoforum, 112, 9–12.

McCann, T. V., & Polacsek, M. (2018). False gold: safely navigating open access publishing to avoid predatory publishers and journals. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(4), 809–817.

Mering, M., & Hoeve, C. D. (2020). A Brief History to the Future of Open Access. Serials Review, 46(4), 300–304.

O'Hanlon, R., McSweeney, J., & Stabler, S. (2020). Publishing habits and perceptions of open access publishing and public access amongst clinical and research fellows. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 108(1), 47–58.

Piwowar, H., Priem, J., & Orr, R. (2019). The Future of OA: A large-scale analysis projecting Open Access publication and readership. Scientific Communication and Education.


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