Open Access

APS and Open Access: Advancing and Diffusing the Knowledge of Physics

Australasian Open Access Strategy Group

Best Practices for APCs, Allen Press Webinar

The Challenges of Compliance

Collaborative Partnerships between Libraries and Scholarly Journals: Building Innovative Relationships for Open Access

Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research: A Progress Report

Focus on the South: access to, production and use of research information in low and middle income countries

Guides for OA Journal Publishers (

This is a list of guidelines, primers, recommendations, and best practices for publishers of OA journals.

Inside the Editors Office: Launching a Sustainable Open Access Journal

The New Publishing Normal Managing Rapid Data Dissemination, Open Research, and Organizational Growth

OA Advocates Weigh in on Democratization of Academic Journals

Open Access 2.0: Monographs from the Perspective of Publishers and Librarians

Open Access and Sustainability – Just How Solid is the Current Landscape?

Open Access: Its Promises, Challenges, and Future, Part I

Open Access: Its Promises, Challenges, and Future, Part II

Open Access Mandates and Open Access “Mandates”: How Much Control Should Authors Have?

Open Access: Peer Review: Single Blind, Double Blind, Open, and Pre-Submission

Open access – towards new peer-review models

PLOS “HowOpenIsIt?” Open Access Spectrum (

The “HowOpenIsIt?®” Open Access Spectrum (OAS) guide provides standardized Open Access terminology in an easily understandable, comprehensive resource, and illustrates a nuanced continuum of more versus less open to enable users to compare and contrast publications and policies across a grid of clearly defined components.

Risk vs. Reward: Exposing Proprietary Content in an Open Fashion

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) Resources (

SPARC is a global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education. SPARC empowers people to solve big problems and make new discoveries through the adoption of policies and practices that advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.

Sustaining the Knowledge Commons: Economics of Transition to Open Access

To Flip the Script: Moving Subscription Journals to Open Access through APCs and Cooperation

The Wide-Angle View on Public Access