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Open Access: Open Access at UNO

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


ScholarWorks@ UNO (, a service of the Earl K. Long Library, is a digital collection of the research, scholarship, and creative work of the University of New Orleans. Using a seamless open access platform, the university's unique academic and artistic achievements are collected, preserved, and disseminated to a global audience of students and scholars.

To learn more about how to make your scholarship visible through ScholarWorks@UNO, please see our FAQ page or contact us at

UNO Library Statement of Support for Open Access

The UNO Library supports the Open Access model of scholarly publishing because it removes barriers to research and scholarship and disseminates knowledge to the widest possible audience, thereby achieving the fundamental goals of higher education --the advancement of knowledge and the preservation of the intellectual and cultural record.

 The Library is committed to the following actions in support of Open Access:

·         Linking to OA journals through databases and the online catalog

·         Collaborating with faculty and other stakeholders to increase the visibility and impact of the University’s research and scholarship through OA repositories and publications

·         Serving as a resource for the UNO community as we explore OA initiatives and other opportunities in scholarly publishing

  (approved by Library faculty 1/27/10)