Open Access

null Useful links on Open Access


- Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI): created to accelerate progress in the international effort to make research articles in all academic fields freely available on the internet
- Open Archives Initiative (OAI): develops and promotes interoperability standards that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content
- Public Library of Science (PLoS): nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource
- Publishers Copyright Policies and Self-Archiving: the SHERPA/RoMEO list: Publisher's Copyright Listings
- Research founders' open access policies: SHERPA/JULIET: Research Funders Archiving Mandates and Guidelines
- Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC): international alliance of academic and research libraries working to stimulate the emergence of new scholarly communication models that expand the dissemination of scholarly research and reduce financial pressures on libraries


- Open Access News: News from the open access movement by Peter Suber