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Open Access and Scholarly Communication

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

Adelphi Resources on Open Access

Peter Suber is one of the leading authorities on Open Access. He is the Director of the Harvard Open Access Project, a senior researcher at SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center and Office for Scholarly Communication.

Websites and online resources

Budapest Open Access Initiative: The Budapest Open Access Initiative is an international effort to promote Open Access publishing online.

Open Access Overview: A brief overview of open access from Peter Suber.

Open Access Week: A website with resources for celebrating Open Access week every October.

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition) Open Access: Resources from SPARC about Open Access. SPARC is a global coalition committed to making open access the default for research and education.
What is Open Access?: An article by Charles W. Bailey, Jr. for
YALE online research guide

Credits and Attributions

This guide was originally created by Prof. Debbi Smith, Former Collection Strategies Librarian.

The "Benefits of Open Access" graphic by Kingsley and Brown can be found here.

The graphic illustrating the differences between CC licenses by David Hopkins can be found here.

The graphic illustrating the different things which can be done with different CC licenses is taken from a larger infographic which can be found here.