“The literature that should be freely accessible online is that which scholars give to the world without expectation of payment.”
Open Access Publishing and Bibliography
An ASU Libraries' guide to issues in scholarly communication, including publishing, open access, copyright, author rights, and digital archiving.
Open-access Journal Publishing Index: http://www.arl.org/sparc/partnering/planning/index.shtml
Open Access Journals Bibliography: http://digital-scholarship.org/oajb/oajb.html
Open Access Publishing: http://digital-scholarship.org/
Open Access Resources
A Very Brief Instroduction to Open Access
Open Access overview by Peter Suber.
Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity (COPE)
Scholarly publishing is going through a transformation as a result of digital means of communication, coupled with the financial predicament of libraries. With the most recent economic downturn, access to scholarly articles, so important to research progress and public advancement, will no doubt suffer.
Oasis (Open Access Scholarly Information Society)
OASIS aims to provide an authoritative "sourcebook" on Open Access, covering the concept, principles, advantages, approaches and means to achieving it. --Why Librarians should be concerned with Open Access
Open Access Week
A global event promoting Open Access celebrated since October 2008.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
Nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. PLoS letter to scientific publishers.
Right to Research
A student guide developed by SPARC and Association of Research Libraries.
ROARMAP (Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies)
Searchable international registry charting the growth of open-access mandates adopted by universities, research institutions and research funders that require their researchers to provide open access to their peer-reviewed research article output by depositing it in an open access repository.
An academic journal management platform.
Designs strategies and tools for faster, more efficient web-enabled scientific research.
E-LIS is an open access archive to deposit preprints, postprints and other documents in the field of library and information science in electronic format.
Alexandra Houzouri Humphreys
The Downtown Phoenix Campus Library