Most publishers now have an Open Access option for publishing articles.
Most Open Access Journals are peer reviewed.
79% is the approximate number of academic journals that allow open access archiving.
Journal prices have increased at 4x the rate of inflation, while library budgets remain flat.
Open Access articles are cited 26%-64% more often than subscription only articles.
Open Access helps address global inequities in access to knowledge by removing barriers.
There are high impact factor Open Access journals on a wide range of disciplines.
75% of traditional journals charge author-side fees, plus subscription fees to access them.
30% of Open Access journals charge author-side fees.
Author retains copyright! Not the publisher.
All Open Access articles are free to read, copy, distribute and use with attribution.
Complies with self-archiving mandates.
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