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Why Open Access is a Key Issue for Scholars, Students, and Universities Across the Globe

Andrew Pogany

Open access is about making publicly funded research available to the research community, without restrictions such as pay walls & subscriptions. Its about scholars & schools taking advantage of the Internet's myriad pathways to publishing & accessing materials, making peer-reviewed articles available for the international research community to analyze, critique & add to the debate. Open Access is a global concern that recognizes and touts the value in sharing the fruits of our academic labors.

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