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Open Access

A guide to open access at Manchester Metropolitan University.

What is Open Access?

Open Access (OA) publishing makes your research outputs freely available online and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.  OA research outputs therefore, unlike those in conventional subscription journals, are free at the point of use to anyone with an internet connection without the need for any institutional login IDs and passwords. 

Benefits of Open Access

As a researcher, making your research outputs open access has benefits: