DrugMonkey waxes philosophical about "Google" morphing into a verb and how PubMed hasn't quite reached that point. Researchers, especially those at large, well-funded universities, can go to PubMed with a query and come away with relevant journal articles. But not everyone has that luxury, such as researchers in the developing world and even professors and students at smaller colleges in the developed world, and that's where DrugMonkey pipes up for open access.

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