While Jonathan Eisen can probably recite open access policies by heart, the rest of us could use a primer. This post from Science Commons clears up the difference between "strong" open access (freely available for any use) and "weak" open access (free, but with limited permission to use it). Check out the explanation from Peter Suber for more.

 

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