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Viewpoint: Open is an Opportunity and a Choice

Tonya Hines

Abstract


Open access (OA) has fundamentally changed how journal articles are read and distributed. In this article the author describes the spectrum of open access from simply free-to-read to full reuse and derivative rights. As an independent society publisher, JBC has crafted journal policies in a way that reflect our professional values in promoting scholarly research while respecting authors’ rights to choose their level of openness and control their works.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/jbc.v40i1.6623



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