Knowledge and attitude of health researchers from India towards paying to publish and open access journals

Indian Pediatr. 2015 Mar 8;52(3):252-3.


Knowledge and attitude of 2509 Indian health researchers towards open access publishing and authors paying to publish model was evaluated. 55.6% researchers had knowledge about open access and 76% about Author pay model. 72% of Researchers were not interested to pay publication charges. Lack of research grants were the primary reason for inability to pay publication charges.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Access to Information / psychology*
  • Attitude
  • Humans
  • India / epidemiology
  • Publishing / economics*
  • Research Personnel / psychology*
  • Research Personnel / statistics & numerical data*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires