Open access / Peter Suber.

In this concise introduction, Peter Suber tells us what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright problems, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold. Distilling a decade of Sub...

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Main Author: Suber, Peter.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : MIT Press, [2012]
Series:MIT Press essential knowledge series.
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Summary:In this concise introduction, Peter Suber tells us what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright problems, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold. Distilling a decade of Suber's influential writing and thinking about open access, this is the indispensable book on the subject for researchers, librarians, administrators, funders, publishers, and policy makers.
Item Description:Includes glossary.
Physical Description:xii, 242 pages ; 18 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-221) and index.
ISBN:9780262517638
0262517639