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Open Access and Scholarly Communication

Information about Open Access publishing, vetting journals, finding funding, and more.


The goal of the global open access (OA) movement is to use the Internet to provide free access to scientific knowledge and the digital tools used to advance it.

In this guide you will find information about the basics of OA and the many areas of the movement, such as Open Science and Open Data. This guide also contains information which can help you navigate the current scholarly communications landscape. 

The box below contains recent news articles relating to OA and scholarly communications.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please email Prof. Chris Barnes, Digital Publishing Librarian.

News in Open Access