Open Access (OA) academic articles comprise all different forms of published research that are distributed online, free of charge and with an open license to facilitate the distribution and reuse. The open access repositories serve as the perfect vehicle to transmit free knowledge, including but not limited to peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed academic journal articles, conference papers, theses, book chapters and monographs. The open access movement was driven by the problems of social inequality caused by restricting access to academic research, trying to promote more democratic access to scientific knowledge, as well as addressing the economic challenges and unsustainability of academic publishing.
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