According to Professor Houghton “free access to scholarly materials could offer significant benefits not only to research and higher education but also to society as a whole”. See the full press release “Benefits of Open Access clearly outweigh costs in three European Countries” at http://www.knowledge-exchange.info/Default.aspx?ID=62&M=News&PID=10&NewsID=64.
Benefits of Open Access clearly outweigh costs in three European Countries
Australian economist Professor John Houghton research results on the benefits of open access have been summarised in a report commissioned by Knowledge Exchange.
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