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Open Access Publishing Resources

Make informed decisions in publishing scholarly research.

Defining Open Access (OA)

"Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results—to turn ideas into industries and breakthroughs into better lives." from SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

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Open Access Explained

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