Authors May Select Immediate Open Access to Their Articles

We all receive tabloids, mailings, and unsolicited or spam e-mails that intend to provide free information to either a large or sometimes a selective registered audience; some of this content has an advertising objective, but some content clearly has an educational value for ophthalmologists. Although this content might be considered “open access,” since the readers are not usually paying for the content, open access to the peer-reviewed literature is a newer and separate issue, as this content was previously available only through a paid subscription. Open access to the peer-reviewed literature (referred to simply as open access in the remainder (Read more...)

Full Story →