Open Access Week

The academic and research community celebrates Open Access Week, October 22-28, a global event for the promotion of free, immediate online access to scholarly research. This year’s  theme is “Set the Default to Open Access.”

Join or follow the conversation, #oaweek

Open Access Resources:
DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
OpenDOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories
PubMed Central
PLOS: Public Library of Science
BioMed Central
ChemistryCentral

The Right to Research Coalition was founded by students in the summer of 2009 to promote an open scholarly publishing system based on the belief that no student should be denied access to the articles they need because their institution cannot afford the often high cost of access.

SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances in the scholarly publishing system.

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