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Short Definition: A journal that makes its articles immediately available online to the reader without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. All the articles in the journal are available open access.
Synonyms: gold open access, pure gold journal
Sources: Budapest Open Access Initiative
Term Lead: Kathleen Shearer