Open Access

Open Access (OA) Resources

Find more about Open Access through the following Web sites:

   • SPARC -- Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
   • PLOS -- The Public Library of Science 
   • OASIS –- Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook
   • OAD -- Open Access Directory  
   • JISC –- Joint Information Systems Committee

OA News and Information


This Guide is based on "Open Access for Faculty" Guide by Sanjeet Mann, Lua Gregory, Paige K. Mann, Melissa Cardenas-Dow, Shana Higgins, and Janelle Julagay at the University of Redlands.

Institutional Mandates

Institutional mandates requiring all researchers in a given institution or department to deposit preprints into a local archive are one of the fastest growing methods of promoting open access at institutions around the world.

Institutional Repositories

Institutional repositories such as LoboVault are a fast-growing way to deliver open access content.