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The University of Arizona

Open Access

A Guide for COM=P

Benefits of Publishing OA

Publishing in open access journals has many benefits for researchers, including:

  • higher citation rates than articles published in non-OA journals
  • greater media coverage of research
  • the ability to archive after publishing in a subscription journal of your choice
  • the ability to retain your author rights and control reuse of the research
  • compliance with funder OA requirements

Open Access Journals

APC Discounts

The UA has a variety of pre-arranged APC discounts for UA-affiliated authors. Consider these options when looking at potential OA publication venues.

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