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Open access: General information

This guide is about Open Access publishing for researchers at Åbo Akademi University



This guide contains information on open access, selected to aid researchers. What do the terms mean? What possibilities to publish open access are on offer? What's the point? How does one do it? How does one find open access publication venues? How are journals evaluated?

If you have suggestions for improvement of this guide, do let us know at openscience (a)

What is open access?

Why access?

I want to parallel publish! It's free.

How do I find open access publishing venues?

APC discounts for ÅAU researchers

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