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Open Access Week: Home

Open Access Week is an annual event advocating for free and immediate online access to research articles worldwide.

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Open access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. - Peter Suber

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Paywall is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science. The film questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher, Elsevier, and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies such as Apple, Facebook, and Google.