Open Access Resources

Creative Commons - a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools

Directory of OA Repositories - an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories

Directory of Open Access Journals - An online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals

Horizon 2020 – The EU framework programme for research and innovation

National Institute of Health (NIH) Policy Details - Frequently asked questions about the NIH Public Access Policy

Open Access Directory - a compendium of simple factual lists about open access (OA) to science and scholarship, maintained by the OA community at large

OSTP Memo – White House plans to make the results of federally funded research freely available to the public—generally within one year of publication.

Research Councils UK (RCUK) – Review of the implementation of RCUK Policy on open access (PDF)

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) - an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication

SHERPA/JULIET – Research funders open access policies

The Registry of Open Access Repository Mandates and Policies (ROARMAP) - a searchable international registry charting the growth of open access mandates and policies adopted by universities, research institutions and research funders