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Scholarly Communication: FAQ's

This guide defines Scholarly Communication, and its role in raising visibility of Researcher output and web presence. Scholarly Communication is defined as "the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality,

Frequently Asked Questions - Open access - EIFL

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What is the difference between open access literature and digital, online and free of charge literature?
How do we achieve open access to scholarly literature?
Is open access compatible with copyright?
Is open access compatible with peer review?
Is open access compatible with print?
Is open access compatible with high standards and high quality?
Must users ask the author (or copyright holder) for consent every time they wish to make or distribute a copy?
If articles are easily available, then plagiarism will be made easier?
What is the difference between Open Access and Open Source?
I want to publish my paper in the open access journal, how can I find the relevant journal?
If my institution doesn’t have an institutional repository, where can I deposit my research papers?
How does open access benefits the researchers?
How do Universities and research institutions benefit from open access?
What researchers can do to promote open access?
What librarians can do to promote open access?
What funding agencies and Universities can do to promote open access?
How open access repository policies are different from institutional open access policies?
Are there other FAQs about open access?