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Open access publishing

Open Access publishing & education resources (OER)

Why consider Open Access (OA) publishing

Why is Open Access important?

  • Increased visibility for your work
  • Publications may attract a higher number of citations
  • Increased visibility of University researchers and their research
  • Removes barriers to public access to publicly funded research
  • Practitioners can access and potentially apply your research findings
  • Increases ‘return on investment’ made by government and other funding agencies
  • Compliance with grant funding rules that require open access to research output
  • Helps researchers in developing countries access information.


Further information

The Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) provides information and advocacy on open access in Australia and New Zealand.

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Charles Sturt University is an Australian University, TEQSA Provider Identification: PRV12018. CRICOS Provider: 00005F.