JISC ITT: Study of Benefits of Open Access to Scholarly Research Outputs to the Voluntary and Community Sectors : JISC

“The JISC invites tenders to conduct a study of the benefits of Open Access (OA) to scholarly research outputs to Voluntary and Community Sectors in the UK.

The aims of the study are:

To present the best evidence available of the benefits of OA to voluntary and community-based organisations.
To quantify, where possible, any financial benefits that have accrued.
To provide case studies of voluntary or community-based organisations which have realised benefits from OA.”