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Open Access Publishing: Where to Start

This guide accompanies the workshop "Open Access Publishing: Where Do I Start?" co-sponsored by the Grad College and University Library.

Welcome

Open Access publishing can be confusing for new professionals and tenured faculty alike, especially if it isn't traditionally common in your field. This guide has been created to help you navigate the process for publishing your work openly and/or archiving a copy of your research and data in an open repository. Where applicable, more in-depth guides on these processes (our Understanding Predatory Publishers guide, for example) have been linked. 

If you're interested in learning more about Open Access from a theoretical, historical, and policy perspective, visit our Open Access Library Guide or check out one of the books highlighted below: 

Books about Open Access

Expanding perspectives on open science
Open access and the future of scholarly communication
Open access to STM information trends, models, and strategies for libraries
Open science by design
Open divide: critical studies on open access
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