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Open Access

What is Open Access?

Open Access is a publishing and distribution model that provides free, unrestricted access to scholarship and research outputs. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results and content is open to all with no access fees.

Check out this PhD Comics introduction to Open Access featuring UC Davis Director, UC Davis Microbiome Special Research Program, Jonathan Eisen.

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