Open Access in 3 Minutes
Types of Open Access (OA)
Gold OA - Open Access delivered by journals
Green OA- Open Access delivered by repositories
Authors publish in any journal and then self-archive a version of the article for public use in their institutional repository, in a central repository (such as PubMed Central), or on some other open access website.
More Information on the types of Open Access by Peter Suber
Institutions with Open Access Policies
Open Access Initiatives
Myths about Open Access
Open Access Books
A concise and easy introduction to open access. Peter Suber explains what open access is and isn’t, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright problems, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold.