Why did the foundation adopt an Open Access Policy?
The free, immediate, and unrestricted access to research will accelerate innovation, helping to reduce global inequity and empower the world’s poorest people to transform their own lives.
Leigh Morgan, the foundation’s Chief Operating Officer, tells how the foundation is helping to achieve all this, in her latest blog, Taking Steps to Expand Access to High-Quality Scientific Publishing. Learn about the genesis of the foundation’s policy in this blog post by Trevor Mundel, MD, the foundation's President of Global Health and read more about the policy’s formation on the SPARC website.
Link to access full article: www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-Policy/Page-2