Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles, coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.
Download the SPARC Open Access Factsheet here.
Open Access Academy: Portal that provides Open Access resources and support for students and young researchers
Open Access Button: Searches for open access versions of the paywalled article. If none are found, OA Button emails the authors to ask them to make a copy available.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): Online directory cataloguing Open Access journals
COAPI: Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions
SHERPA/RoMEO: Database of publishers' policies on copyright and self-archiving
Why Open Research? Resource for researchers to learn about Open Access, Open Data, and Open Science
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