Open access (OA) - scientific research results are made freely accessible in digital form
APC (Article Processing Charge) - publication fee for open access journals paid by the author
Creative Commons (CC) -license - Extends the terms and conditions of copyright of a work to fit specific needs.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) - a permanent identifier of electronic documents
Embargo - A publisher's restrictions on how soon an article can be published in an open archive.
Gold open access - a scientific article is published in an OA-journal with a publication fee
Gratis open access - publishing without charge
Green open access - parallel publishing of an article in a freely accessible university institutional repository
Hybrid Open Access - the author has the option to pay for making individual articles in subscription-based journals freely accessible.
Libre open access - in addition to free access user rights, additional rights are given using Creative Commons licenses
ORCID-identifier - ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher
Parallel publishing/Self-archiving - a refereed and published article in a scientific journal is made freely available e.g. in a university's institutional repository
Post-print - refereed version of an article, including changes
Pre-print - version of an article that has not yet been refereed
Self-archiving/Parallel publishing - a refereed and published article in a scientific journal is made freely available e.g. in a university's institutional repository
Sherpa/Romeo - In SHERPA/RoMEO you can check scientific journals' and publishers' copyright policies and approach to self-archiving
The purpose of this guide is to help Arcada's researchers and writers with OA publishing. The Arcada Library and the Publication Committee are responsible for the content of the guide.
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