Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Skip to main content

Open Access: Home

An introductory guide to Open Access (OA) information and resources.

What is Open Access?

Open Access Explained!

Open Access is...

Open access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the copyright holder.

Who to Contact

Please contact your liaison librarian for additional support.

This guide was created, and is maintained by DeDe Dawson, Science & Scholarly Communication Librarian.

Definitions of OA

The BBB statements - considered to be the landmark definitions of the open access movement.