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Additional Resources

Published onMar 14, 2019
Additional Resources

More About OA Itself

Open Access Directory (OAD). A wiki I co-founded with Robin Peek in April 2008.

Also see these major lists from the OAD (among other OAD lists in separate categories below):

• Events

• OA by the numbers

• Timeline

Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook (OASIS). A compendium of practical steps for implementing OA, from Leslie Chan and Alma Swan.

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP). A real-time alert service I launched in April 2009.

More on Green OA (OA through Repositories)

Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDoar). With ROAR, one of the two major lists of OA repositories.

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR). With OpenDoar, one of the two major lists of OA repositories.

Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies (ROARMAP). The best list of green OA policies at funding agencies and universities.

SHERPA RoMEO. The best database of journal publisher policies on OA archiving.

More on Gold OA (OA through Journals)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The best directory of quality-controlled OA journals.

OA journal business models. A list from the Open Access Directory.

Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). The professional association of OA publishers.

More on OA Advocacy

Advocacy organizations for OA. A list from the Open Access Directory.

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). A major OA advocacy organization in the US.

Also see the SPARC spinoff, the Alliance for Taxpayer Access (ATA). A major voice for OA in Congress.

Enabling Open Scholarship (EOS). A major advocacy organization for university OA policies.

More of My Own Work on OA

Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP). My current home and major affiliation since July 2011.

Open Access Overview. My brief introduction to OA, in English and several other languages.

Very Brief Introduction to Open Access. My briefer introduction, in English and many other


Open Access News (OAN). My blog on OA from May 2002 to April 2010. It remains online with a searchable archive.

I currently blog at Google+, mostly on OA.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter (SOAN). My newsletter on OA, since March 2001.

Writings on Open Access. A bibliography of my major pieces on OA.

Additional Reading

Bailey, Jr., Charles W. 2010. Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography. Digital Scholarship. Available in OA and print editions.

Also see the Bibliography of open access, a wiki-based descendant of the 2005 edition of Bailey’s bibliography, hosted at the Open Access Directory and created with Bailey’s generous permission.

Cover image key by il Capitano from the Noun Project

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