Academic communication, Academic Publishing, Featured, Government, HEFCE, Higher Education, open access, REF
To argue against open access on the grounds that it damages the reach of research is to undersell research.
In this article, Ben Johnson posits that the frequently asked questions concerning open access implementation for particular disciplines arise from an incomplete conception of the nature of openness more generally. This conception neglects one vital component of openness: connection. Connection requires moving beyond a view of open access as a disruptive process towards a more nuanced picture of the interrelationship between openness, visibility […]