Vincent GERBAUD deposits about 80 % of his publications in OATAO : articles, book chapters and full proceedings which are not usally shared with a large community.
Above all, open access is a democratic tool. Indeed, it enables students who don't easily have access to papers published in internaltional peer-reviewed journal to download scientific documents for free.
Furthermore, OATAO increases collaboration with other recherchers all over the world. He tells us about his experience with a young Tunisian researcher. At last, OATAO provides very interesting statistics. He discovered that his publications are increasingly consulted in South Asia (Taiwan).