A richer range of OA resources will support the growing OA movement.
What is Open Access?
"Open access is the practice of providing unrestricted access via the Internet to peer-reviewed scholarly research" - Wikipedia, (October 2013)
Benefits of Open Access
There are two types of Repositories to which scholars & authors can submit their publications and there are growing numbers of each type. Increasingly, content is sent to several repositories and each may have different criteria and submission guidelines.
some examples include the following:
2. Institutional repositories - there are many - some examples include:
Building on Open Access and Open Data as a method of publication and means of sharing, Open Science is the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods (From Foster, see https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/foster-taxonomy/open-science-definition). Additional resources that enhance and promote Open Science are: