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Open Access guide: About Open Access (OA)

This guide will help USask researchers and students understand what open access (OA) is and how to make their own works OA.

Purpose of this Guide

This guide will help USask researchers and students understand what open access (OA) is and how to make their own works OA. Navigate the guide by topic on the menu. 

Ebook by OA Expert Peter Suber

"In this concise introduction, Peter Suber tells us what open access is and isn’t, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright problems, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold. Distilling a decade of Suber’s influential writing and thinking about open access, this is the indispensable book on the subject for researchers, librarians, administrators, funders, publishers, and policy makers."

 

Benefits of Open Access

The many benefits of making your research open access! 

 

 

(Original graphic by Danny Kingsley and Sarah Brown of Cambridge University LINK).

Open Access Explained!