Answered By: Ellen Phillips
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2018     Views: 1

Open access journals publish only OA materials. There are many business models for this, including but not limited to charging fees per article published.


Open access, however, includes much more than OA journals. Over 70% of the nearly 1700 publishers in the SHERPA/RoMEO policies database have some sort of provision for open access archiving. With some notable exceptions, scholarly publishers have expressed support for open access and are actively participating in it.

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