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ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit
Information regarding scholarly communication maintained by the Association for College and Research Libraries.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Organized by subject.
A sourcebook on open access that contains briefing papers, presentations, and other resources.
An authoritative worldwide directory of academic open access repositories.
A tool that allows users to look up publishers' policies regarding copyright and self-archiving.
SPARC: How Open Is It?
A chart that helps users determine where a journal falls on the open access spectrum.
SPARC: Using the Author Addendum
How to use the SPARC Author Addendum in order to retain copyright.