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Open Access

This guide provides information about open access. It discusses basic terminology, resources, and current events in the movement for increased open access.

Open Access Directories and Platforms

Open access journals make their content freely available on the internet for public viewing and use. Open Access is not related to the quality of materials being published. Use the following resources to find open access journals:

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)


BioMed Central

Eprints in the Science and Technical Fields

Free Full-text Journals in Chemistry

Highwire Press Archive

Open Library of Humanities

PubMed Central