Answered By: Research Help Desk
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018     Views: 9

From our Open Access LibGuide:

  • Open Access (OA) is a publishing model that aims to increase access to the results of scholarly research.
  • OA provides free and unrestricted online availability to research articles and data.
  • OA materials are made available through OA journals and subject specific and institutional repositories.
  • Quality OA journals have the same peer review process as traditional journals.

For more information, check out the LibGuide linked above, drop by the Research Help desk, email, or call 902-420-5544.