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9 August 2017

In a recent contribution to THE (Times Higher Education), Joanna Dally and Frances Downey imagine the research culture of the future. The article can be found at

9 August 2017

The paper by Piwowar et al. on “The State of OA: a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles”  (, submitted to PeerJ Preprints, finds that “half of the papers searched for online are free to read”. The study analysed reader data from the Unpaywall tool, a (free and legal) browser extension that finds open access versions of scholarly articles.

The paper was also featured in a Nature News article.


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