B – Open access: changing global science publishing

Gasparyan AY, Ayvazyan L, Kitas GD. Open access: changing global science publishing. Croatian Medical Journal 2013;54:403-406

Open access publishing is becoming a global trend. The article reflects on open access as a strategy of changing the quality of science communication globally. It is gradually changing the way of scientific research, literature research, journal editing, publishing, and archiving. Advantages and downsides of gold, green, and hybrid models of open access operating in diverse scientific environments are described.