The Open Access Debate: A possible solution?

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The Open Access Debate

A debate that is currently raging in Academia is a discussion about how and where scientists and academics publish their work. Some commentators have said that academics who publish their work in journals with paywalls are immoral, but this is a simplistic view. As noted in the Guardian Science Blog, academics are incentivised to publish their work in high-ranking, high-quality journals. To avoid these, and publish in less well-regarded journals, would be detritmental to one’s career. Continue reading