What is embargo period?

Some articles on embargo period, embargo:

Delayed Open Access Journal
... journals that provide open access or free access upon the elapse of an embargo period following the initial publication date (with the embargo length varying from a few months to two or more years) ... or an individual article purchase fee would be required to access the materials before this embargo period ends ... model end up paying for access to a "rolling file" of the most recent material during its embargo period ...

Famous quotes containing the words period and/or embargo:

    His singing carried me back to the period of the discovery of America ... when Europeans first encountered the simple faith of the Indian. There was, indeed, a beautiful simplicity about it; nothing of the dark and savage, only the mild and infantile. The sentiments of humility and reverence chiefly were expressed.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    It took six weeks of debate in the Senate to get the Arms Embargo Law repealed—and we face other delays during the present session because most of the Members of the Congress are thinking in terms of next Autumn’s election. However, that is one of the prices that we who live in democracies have to pay. It is, however, worth paying, if all of us can avoid the type of government under which the unfortunate population of Germany and Russia must exist.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)