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Issues in Scholarly Communication: Open Access

Selected articles, position papers, bibliographies, and library Web sites related to the issue of open access.


Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Guides and Newsletters

Framing the Issue: Open Access (guide published by the ARL Office of Scholarly Communications)

SPARC Open Access Newsletter (with ongoing news of open access developments)


Budapest Open Access Initiative

Open Archives Initiative

Johns Hopkins University. Scholarly Communications Group


NIH Open Access Plan -- FAQs
Open Access News

Pre-Print Servers

Preprint Servers: Pushing the Envelope of Electronic Scholarly Publishing (Nicholas G. Tomaiuolo and Joan G. Packer)

Statements, Articles, and Reports

Economic Analysis of Scientific Research Publishing: A Report Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust (Revised October 2003)

Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing

Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities

Open Access: Unlocking the Value of Scientific Research by Richard K. Johnson, SPARC Enterprise Director

The Primacy of Authors in Achieving Open Access by Peter Suber

Removing the Barriers to Research: An Introduction to Open Access for Librarians by Peter Suber. College & Research Libraries News, 64 (February 2003) pp, 92-94, 113





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