Open Access

Definition overview

1 Definition

Open Access scholarly works are freely available via the Internet, permitting any person to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any lawful purpose, without financial, legal or technical barriers.

2 Reference

Source: Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (2018) https://aoasg.org.au/what-is-open-access/

3 Definition Information

Approved Date

25/3/2019

Effective Date

25/3/2019

Record No

19/380PL

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