Open, online and global: benefits of biomedical journals going online and open

Scaria, Vinod (2004) Open, online and global: benefits of biomedical journals going online and open. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 2 (4). ISSN 0972-5997

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Abstract

The emergence of Internet affords the immense possibility for scientific publications to be indexed, linked, copied, archived, redistributed and searched at ease and at a lower production cost. This has paved the way for the emergence of Online-Only Journals like the Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. This has also spurred the rise of Open Access movements spearheaded by the Budapest Open Access Initiative and the Public Library of Science. 'Open Access' means immediate, permanent, toll-free, non-gerrymandered, online access to the full-text. Open Access can be considered as borne on three major pillars of Open Access Publishing, Open Access Archiving and Open Access Support and Open Access publishing is perhaps the future of scientific communication

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Open access; Online journals; Free full text, Budapest Open Access
Subjects:Information Science > Communications Media
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Information Science > Medical Informatics
Information Science > Information Storage and Retrieval
Information Science > Information Services
Information Science > Publishing
Information Science > Information Management
ID Code:1305
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:27 January 2006

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