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Open Access: Additional Resources

This guide presents information regarding practical issues surrounding Open Access including the benefits of open access, securing author rights, strategies for releasing work as open access, and how the Vanderbilt Library can help.


• Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook (OASIS)
• Open Access Directory
• Open Access Tracking Project - community contributed content about open access developments
• Peter Suber’s Open Access Overview
• Peter Suber’s A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access
• Open access journals with impact factor scores
• OAIster: search open access content
• Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): search journal list and articles from open access journals
• SHERPA/RoMEO: database of journal and publisher self-archiving policies
• ROARMAP: Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies
• SHERPA/JULIET : Research funders' open access policies