Open Access: the way to go

A report* just published by the Universities UK Open Access Coordination Group has come up with some interesting findings.

Open Access—beware the sharks

I am firmly convinced that the Open Access model is the future of scientific (and academic) publishing. It is inherently more efficient, as well as having the obvious benefit of greater exposure for research published under this model. However, there are risks; one of which is the flood of new journals that have the sole aim of making money without consideration of publishing standards.