Open Access Week 2023 - Community over Commercialization: Home

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What is Open Access Week?

SPARC defines open access as: "the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.

“Community over Commercialization” is the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week (October 23-29). This theme encourages a candid conversation about which approaches to open scholarship prioritize the best interests of the public and the academic community—and which do not.