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The effect of scholarly communication practices on engagement with open access: An Australian study of three disciplines

Kingsley, Danny


This dissertation addresses a specific aspect of the broad area of communication systems used among researchers. This research has undertaken to establish a broader view of the communication practices of scholars to understand the motivations behind their publication choices. Open access offers a solution to issues with the scholarly publication system such as delays in publication and restricted visibility of research due to high subscription costs. The principle of open access is to enable...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2008-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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