ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Open Access is on the move, so there are lots of places to go for more information. To find out more, follow some of our favorite links:

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  • The Public Domain Manifesto
  • The Cost of Knowledge: Researchers Taking a Stand Against Elsevier
  • Open Access Button (When a paywall is hit, or you cannot access an article due to it being part of a subscription unavailable to you, this button records it for Open Access statistics/impact.)
  • Author Rights

  • Copyright resources @Pitt
  • Creative Commons
  • Science - Creative Commons
  • World Copyright Terms
  • Events

  • Open Access Week
  • Public Domain Day
  • News and Information

  • Open Access Now
  • Open Access Directory
  • Open Access Overview (by Peter Suber, Earlham College)
  • Organizations

  • Alliance for Taxpayer Access
  • Center for the Study of Public Domain (Duke University)
  • Open Archives Initiative
  • Public Knowledge Project
  • SPARC: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
  • Right to Research
  • Resources

  • Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing Glossary
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) for Open Access Resources
  • DOAJ: The Directory of Open Access Journals
  • HowOpenIsIt? Guide
  • Open DOAR: The Directory of Open Access Repositories
  • The Right to Research: The Student Guide to Opening Access to Scholarship
  • ROARMAP: Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies
  • PIPA, SOPA, and the OPEN Act: Quick Reference Guide
  • Scholarly Communication Toolkit (Association of College and Research Libraries [ACRL])
  • Sherpa RoMEO: Publisher Copyright & Self-Archiving Policies
  • SHERPA/FACT (Funders & Authors Compliance Tool)
  • SHERPA/JULIET: Research Funders’ Open Access