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make work available to researchers and students at under-resourced institutions and in the developing world
join the wave; the rise of open access
arguments in support of open access (Wikipedia)
distrust of digital
fear for survival of traditional journals, publishers
fear for survivial of scholarly societies
hassle; complicated; habit
article processing/publishing fees
expect profit from publishing
insufficient weight toward academic reputation, tenure, funding
arguments against open access (Wikipedia)
From Opening Science: The Evolving Guide on How the Internet is Changing Research, Collaboration and Scholarly Publishing Editors: Sönke Bartling, Sascha Friesike, from chapter Open Access: a state of the art, p. 141, Fig. 1 [This is an open access ebook.]