Open Access Movement: Opportunities and Hurdles

3 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2022 Last revised: 28 Mar 2023

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Shalini R. Lihitkar

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University

Ravindra S. Bankar

Shivaji University Kolhapur

Date Written: November 15, 2022


While being in the era of Information, there are multiple issues and challenges in access to the Information. As well as information explosion has made access and availability of accurate information a much more intricate process. However, in opportunity- growth of the internet also made an ease to access the information in the parallel universe. For precise information sharing, different information retrieval and dissemination strategies have been developed. The abstract focuses on the various initiatives, their opportunities and obstacles in the Open Access Movement.

Keywords: Open Access Movement, Open access resources, Open educational resources, Information dissemination, Open access regime, Academic libraries

Suggested Citation

Lihitkar, Shalini R. and Bankar, Ravindra, Open Access Movement: Opportunities and Hurdles (November 15, 2022). Information Matters, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: or

Shalini R. Lihitkar (Contact Author)

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University ( email )

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Ravindra Bankar

Shivaji University Kolhapur ( email )

Kolhapur, MA 416004
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