Policy guidelines for the development and promotion of open access

Policy guidelines for the development and promotion of open access

This report aims to promote Open Access in Member States by facilitating understanding of all relevant issues related to Open Access so as to support the adoption of OA policies and strengthen national research systems. Overall, the report provides an account of the development of Open Access, why it is important and desirable, how to attain it, and the design and effectiveness of policies.

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