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Open Access Week

An annual event which organizes and highlights Open Access events.



Open access refers to free access to online content.  This can include databases, journals or books.  Click on the icon below to learn more.


What is Open Access?

About Open Access

Universities Participating in Open Access Publishing

  • Columbia University
    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University Libraries/Information Services have adopted open access policies.
  • Duke University
    Duke is part of a growing and important movement toward a new mode of open access scholarly publication.
  • Harvard University
    The Office for Scholarly Communication spearheads campus-wide initiatives to open, share, and preserve scholarship.
  • MIT
    “The Faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to disseminating the fruits of its research and scholarship as widely as possible.”
  • University of Florida
    The Institutional Repository at the University of Florida is the digital archive for the intellectual output of the University of Florida community, with research, news, outreach and educational materials.
  • University of North Florida
    A digital representation of the research, scholarly output, and special collections of the University of North Florida community.

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