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Open Access - Background and Benefits
Average course completion time: 10 minutes
Open Access - Background and Benefits
  • What is green open access?
  • What is gold open access?
  • What is a fully or hybrid OA journal?
  • What is an article-processing charge (APC)?
  • If a journal levies an APC, who is responsible for arranging the payment?
  • Why do I need to pay when I publish open access?
  • Are open access publications available in print?
  • What are the benefits of publishing open access?
  • What is an open access mandate?
  • Is there any funding available for open access?
  • Are open access journals peer reviewed?
  • Are open access journals tracked for impact factors and are they indexed in bibliographic databases?
  • What is a Creative Commons license?
  • Who retains the copyright?
  • How to choose the right journal for your open access article
  • What open access options does Springer offer?
  • Quiz

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