open access repository

What is open access repository?

open access repository meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A digital archive created and maintained to provide universal and free access to information content in easily read electronic format as a means of facilitating research and scholarship. A prime example is PubMed Central (PMC), a project of National Center for Biotechnology Information at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, designed to provide open access to the journal literature of the life sciences. See also: open access journal and Open Archives Initiative.


reference: ABC-CLIO