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Psychology: Open Access

What is OA

What is Open Access?

Open Access is giving free, immediate, permanent online access to the full text of research articles for anyone, worldwide.  Society as a whole can benefit from an expanded and accelerated research cycle in which research can advance more effectively because researchers have immediate access to all the findings they need.

There are two roads for Open Access:


The “green road” of OA self-archiving, where authors provide OA to their own published articles, by making their own eprints free for all.
the “golden road” of Open Access (OA) journal- publishing, where journals provide OA to their articles (either by charging the author-institution for refereeing/publishing outgoing articles instead of charging the user-institution for accessing incoming articles, or by simply making their online edition free for all).

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Open Access Psychology Journals

All Journlas listed are open accessed for all end-users. Most of the listed journals are  peer-reviewed and few aren't.

Benefits of OA