The article presents history and modern solutions of the new model of accessing research evidence i.e. the open access (OA). Selected foreign and Polish activities being realized so far has been compared. Programs, declarations, as well as financial problems, quality of published materials, and OA popularization are discussed.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.