Open access is defined as the dissemination of scientific and scholarly research literature online, free of charge, and free of unnecessary licensing restrictions.
Open access increases the visibility and accessibility of scholarly works – increasing their citations and impact!
Open access allows the public to read the results of research that they have funded!
Open access increases the speed and efficiency of scientific research!
Come by the Natural Sciences Library this week to see our display and enter the draw for a free t-shirt. Or visit the Open Access Guide to learn more about this important issue!