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CORA is an online, open access repository established by UCC Library to collect, store and disseminate the digital research output of the UCC scholarly community.
Open access to research literature is "digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder" Peter Suber, Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication
Authors have a key role to play in making research open access. There are two ways authors can make their publications open access: