The Case for Open Access Publishing
By Halvor Mehlum
International Studies Perspectives 13 (3), Aug 2012, pages 216-223.
DOI : 10.1111/j.1528-3585.2012.00490.x
This article presents some of the main efficiency and fairness arguments in favor of open access publishing. It discusses how general open access could affect research and editorial practice. It ends with a discussion of the feasibility of open access and how a move to open access publishing could happen.