Open-access more harm than good in developing world

Gadagkar, Raghavendra (2008) Open-access more harm than good in developing world Nature, 453 (7194). p. 450. ISSN 0028-0836

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The traditional 'publish for free and pay to read' business model adopted by publishers of academic journals can lead to disparity in access to scholarly literature, exacerbated by rising journal costs and shrinking library budgets. However, although the 'pay to publish and read for free' business model of open-access publishing has helped to create a level playing field for readers, it does more harm than good in the developing world.

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