WVU is a supporting partner of SCOAP3: Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics, an initiative to convert several journals in the field of high-energy physics to Open Access at no cost to the authors.
Open Access Author Fund
In addition to helping authors with open access fees through agreements with publishers, the WVU Libraries are instituting a pilot to help authors pay publishers' open access fees through a fund. To learn more about the funding and to apply for funding for your research, go to the Open Access Author Fund page.
Theses and Dissertations
WVUScholar contains all theses and dissertations accepted after 1998 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a doctorate or masters degree conferred by the University. Theses and dissertations deposited prior to 1998 can be found through the library catalog.
If you are a student submitting an ETD, you can choose to provide Open Access to your work (at no extra charge).
A Libraries subscription which not only helps identify where to publish on a subject area, but also the extent a journal is open access. Coverage for these subject areas: business (accounting, marketing, economics & finance, management),education, psychology, nursing, health administration, and computer science & business information systems.
"The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content."