The term international means worldwide, hence it can be defined as the application of marketing principles to more than one country. It is the exchange of goods and services between different national markets that includes buyers and sellers. The concept of International marketing includes domestic Marketing, foreign Marketing, Comparative Marketing, International Marketing, International Trade Global Marketing. It includes the performance, in more than one nation of business activities that directs the flow of a company's goods and services to consumers or users for a profit.
Open access to the scientific literature means the removal of barriers (including price barriers) from accessing scholarly work. There are two parallel roads towards open access: Open Access articles and self-archiving. Open Access articles are immediately, freely available on their Web site, a model mostly funded by charges paid by the author (usually through a research grant). The alternative for a researcher is self-archiving (i.e., to publish in a traditional journal, where only subscribers have immediate access, but to make the article available on their personal and/or institutional Web sites (including so-called repositories or archives), which is a practice allowed by many scholarly journals.
Open Access raises practical and policy questions for scholars, publishers, funders, and policymakers alike, including what the return on investment is when paying an article processing fee to publish in an Open Access articles, or whether investments into institutional repositories should be made and whether self-archiving should be made mandatory, as contemplated by some funders.
Last date updated on September, 2014