It’s International Open Access Week, a chance to learn about and support free, public, online access to research, scholarship, data, and source code. Visit openaccessweek.org to explore nearly 200 events dedicated to raising awareness of OA around the world.
Want to learn more? MIT and the University of Minnesota have informative websites on open access. For an excellent overview of the topic, check out Peter Suber’s Open Access, a short (open access!) book that covers a lot of ground.
Finally, if you want to browse open access content, be sure to check out these repositories:
If you have questions about making your work openly accessible or finding open access content online, please contact Jason Paul (email@example.com).
(By Jason Paul, Reference/Instruction & Emerging Technologies Librarian)