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Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Medscape Readers Overwhelmingly Favor Open Access

A reader opinion poll on open access is taking place at Medscape. The polling question: "Movement toward open access publishing, or free access to peer-reviewed research articles, has recently gained momentum in some areas. Do you favor or oppose open-access publishing?" The poll runs Jan 8 thru Jan 15. Current numbers indicate that open access is favored by a whopping 94%.