Benefits of Open Access

Open Access makes knowledge available to all, without the barrier of affordability and without restrictions on using it to inform and develop related areas of research.

 

Open Access enables unrestricted use of knowledge for teaching, conference presentations and lectures.

 

Open Access offers authors enhanced visibility and offers the potential for greater usage of their work and higher impact.

 

Open Access brings new audiences to scholarly content, helping expand readership.

 

Open access reduces the pressure on library budgets for purchasing books and journals and enables librarians to devote more time to connecting their users with high quality content.

 

Open Access makes knowledge available to all, without the barrier of affordability