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Open Access: Read More about Open Access

This guide describes the Open Access model for scholarly communication and offers additional resources for exploring this concept.

Read More about Open Access

Articles in the News

Chronicle of Higher Ed: “Want to Change Academic Publishing? Just Say No” (Editorial) 

Chronicle of Higher Ed: “A Push Grows Abroad for Open Access to Publicly Financed Research

Scientific American: “Entire Field of Particle Physics Is Set to Switch to Open Access Publishing”

Nature: "White House Petitioned to Make Research Free to Access"


Other Resources

"Giving it Away: Sharing and the Future of Scholarly Communication" (Keynote speech to the Council of Editors of Learned Journals by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Scholarly Communication, Modern Language Association)

The University’s Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship—A Call to Action (by the Association of American Universities, the Association of Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked Information, and the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges)

A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access (Peter Suber)

SPARC: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition