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Ryan co-runs Aspire Scientific, a dynamic, forward-thinking medical writing agency. Ryan has a passion for innovation, science and ethical communication.

When will open access be fully achieved?

Open access publishing is becoming increasingly prevalent, but how long until all publications are open access? A multi-database study (Crossref, Web of Science and Unpaywall), by Piwowar et al predicts that open access will become the future publication standard, and estimates the date at which all research will become freely accessible.