Open Access is a publishing model which allows readers to access scientific publications online free of charge. Open Access removes price and
permission barriers: there are no subscription fees, and unrestricted use of all published material is made possible thanks to flexible intellectual
property laws for authors.
|·||Comprehensive, fast and efficient research cycles allow scholars to make progress in their careers more effectively thanks to immediate||access|
to new research materials, findings and the latest scientific developments.
Access contributes to the wider dissemination, increased usage and impact of researchers' work.
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scientific research and government agencies all benefit from the increased visibility and higher citation rates of funded projects. Moreover,
unrestricted use of and immediate access to free research literature provides a great resource for teaching, conference presentations and
lectures, and thus both teaching staff and students benefit highly from it.
favorable opportunities offered by Open Access publishing.