Campaign for Academic Integrity
Many academic and scientific papers are sealed behind a pay-per-view wall, which prevents the research subject group accessing papers about them without paying for the privilege of finding out what others are saying about them. It should be a criterion of ethical approval that such work is made freely available on-line to those the research affects.
University ethics committees should make this access a criterion for ethical approval for any research, on the understanding that findings and papers are presented to journals which agree to give open access to the groups covered in the research.
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