Open Access Scholarship. What’s in it for me?

Scholarship that is freely and easily available has obvious benefits to scholars without ongoing access to robust collections. However, it’s not always obvious to researchers with access to research collections how OA scholarship can be of personal benefit.

Erin C. McKiernan (figshare page) is a researcher in neuroscience and biophysics who has created a website (http://whyopenresearch.org/) that explains to scholars and researchers how OA scholarship is of personal and career benefit. Check it out!

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