Who’s Writing Open Access (OA) Articles? Characteristics of OA authors at Ph.D.-granting institutions in the United States

« The open access (OA) publication movement aims to present research literature to the public at no cost and with no restrictions. While the democratization of access to scholarly literature is a primary focus of the movement, it remains unclear whether OA has uniformly democratized the corpus of freely available research, or whether authors who choose to publish in OA venues represent a particular subset of scholars—those with access to resources enabling them to afford article processing charges (APCs). (…)

Source > mitpressjournals.org, Anthony J. Olejniczak, Molly J. Wilson, 7 octobre 2020