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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 Initiatives

A growing number of public and private funders are now requiring that grant recipients make the results of their research publicly available. Examples of such funders are available below. For more information about other funders, please see the Sherpa/Juliet database. 

National Institute of Health (NIH)

Autism Speaks

MacArthur Foundation

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Wellcome Trust

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvard University

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Open Data: How We Got Here and Where We're Going