Open, Online and Global: Benefits of BioMedical Journals Going Online and Open

Scaria, Dr Vinod (2004) Open, Online and Global: Benefits of BioMedical Journals Going Online and Open. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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The emergence of Internet affords the immense possibility for scientific publications to be indexed, linked, copied, archived, redistributed and searched at ease and at a lower production cost. This has paved the way for the emergence of Online-Only Journals like the Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. This has also spurred the rise of Open Access movements spearheaded by the Budapest Open Access Initiative and the Public Library of Science. 'Open Access' means immediate, permanent, toll-free, non-gerrymandered, online access to the full-text. Open Access can be considered as borne on three major pillars of Open Access Publishing, Open Access Archiving and Open Access Support and Open Access publishing is perhaps the future of scientific communication

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:open access, online journals, free full text
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:3491
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:16 Mar 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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