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Open Access and Scholarly Communications: OA & Your Discipline

This guide serves as a resource for the WVU community on issues concerning scholarly publishing, open access, and the WVU Scholar institutional repository.

OA and the Humanities

OA and the Social Sciences


This box contains links to social science repositories and interdisciplinary repositories with substantial social science material.  It is by no means exhaustive and is intended to provide a sense of the range of types of resources available.

News from the AAAS

Feb. 14, 2017

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will publish all Gates Foundation funded research as open access.  This includes articles in Science, Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, Science Immunology, and Science Robotics.  The AAAS's gold open access journal is Science Advances which is fully open access. For more, see the press release.

OA and the Sciences

The Sciences have often led the way in the Open Access movement.  This list is by no means exhaustive and is intended to provide a sense of the range of types of resources available.