What is open access fee?
Open access is the ability of anyone to view and download your article without having to pay. Fees vary widely, but range from $1,000-$2,500 for the top open access journals. The Directory of Open Access Journals lists over 8,000 journals and is a good place to find open access journals in your field.
What does open access journal mean?
Open access (OA) refers to free, unrestricted online access to research outputs such as journal articles and books. OA content is open to all, with no access fees. One involves publishing articles or books via the OA route on a publisher’s platform (often referred to as gold open access).
How do I get free access to Elsevier?
Open Access Button: Enter an article’s URL, DOI, title, or other information on the OA Button website to find free, legal, open access versions. Or install the Chrome or Firefox extension, then click on it from a paywalled article to initiate a search for an open version and, when available, instantly get free access.