OA charges for many reputable journals are so high that keeps you from considering OA as the first choice. But if you dig deeper, you will find options that will not burn your wallet.
As a researcher, how do you decide which publishing model is better, the subscription or OA model? To take an informed decision, you need to understand what they are and the pros and cons of each model. So, in this post, we will compare subscription and OA models and understand a bit more about their advantages and disadvantages.
Academic journals can be classified based on access to the reader. While subscription journals expect the reader to pay for their content, open access journals are free for the reader.