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A significant trend in scholarly publishing over the past decade has been Open Access publication. These are freely available, often peer reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals. They are supported in part by government and by universities. It should be noted that not all open access publications make their current content available for free--many do not allow free access to articles published in the past 6 months to two years.
The following is a listing of the pricipal open access journals in science and technology.