International disparities in open access practices in the Earth Sciences

  title={International disparities in open access practices in the Earth Sciences},
  author={Olivier Pourret and David William Hedding and Daniel E. Ibarra and Dasapta Erwin Irawan and Haiyan Liu and Jonathan P. Tennant},
  journal={European Science Editing},
Background. Open Access (OA) describes the free, unrestricted access to and re-use of research articles. Recently, a new wave of interest, debate, and practice surrounding OA publishing has emerged. Objectives. The paper presented here focuses on international disparities in OA publication practices of the Earth Science community. We aim to provide an overview of actual publication practices and comparison between several countries with the intention of stimulating further debate and raising… Expand

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