OA JOURNALS TEND TO HAVE HIGHER CITATION RATES
This may be the result of their cost-free status - removing the barrier to readership
Source: EDANZ Innovative Scientific Solutions https://www.edanz.com/excited-science/open-access-advantages-disadvantages
Image source: University College London,
Adapted by UCL, from the original version created by Kingsley, D and Brown, S.
OA JOURNALS BENEFIT THEIR FUNDERS
Specifically, the taxpayer is able to secure cost-free access for research output that they have funded
Source: Deakin University https://deakin.libguides.com/openaccess