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While scientists like reading open-access journals, the EU-funded Study of Open Access Publishing found that researchers are less likely to submit their papers to those journals, reports ScienceInsider. The study surveyed 50,000 scientists, finding that 89 percent of the respondents supported the idea of open-access journals but that 53 percent had at least one paper in an open-access journal.

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