MirosBaw Garbacz, et al., Krajowe czasopisma Open Access, presented at Komputerowe wspomaganie badaD naukowych (Polanica Zdrój, Poland, October 22-24, 2008); self-archived January 25, 2009. English abstract:
This paper elaborates on basic definitions of Open Access (OA) and principles concerning a journal publication in this module. The paper presents the origins of so called Open Access idea, putting a great emphasis on its role in Poland. The report includes the analysis of OA journal home market based on data from the DOAJ service and WWW publishers’ pages. A great emphasis was put on the status of OA journal editors, the availability of journals, the cost of the article publication and the issues connected with the copyrights.