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3 Key Hurdles to Open Access Publishing — and How to Overcome Them


May 18, 2020 | 1 min read |

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris

Open access publishing is changing the nature of academic scholarship, making research more accessible so that “researchers can build on the shoulders of others,” says Martin Kirk, director of research operations for King’s College London.

But if open access publishing is to reach its full potential, there are still many hurdles for academics and institutions to overcome.

In wide-ranging conversations with members of the Ex Libris Research Management Advisory Council, participants discussed the challenges involved in open access publishing and how their institutions are trying to solve these challenges.

According to council members, here are three key issues that must be resolved, along with ideas for addressing them.