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Open Access

This guide provides an overview of Open Access and related issues.

Sort the journals in the the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) by topic area.

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.

OA and the Life Sciences

bioRxiv.org: The Preprint Server for Biology is a free online archive and distribution service fro unpublished preprints in the life sciences.  Authors make their finding immediately available and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before submission to journals.   

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.