The Budapest Open Access Initiative

Composed at a 2001 Open Society Institute conference, this document is considered a definitive text of the OA movement. Read the full article.

Presentation on open access by SPARC

This presentation shows the emerging open access policy in the US.Read the presentation on SPARC webpage.

Videos about OA

Videos from the official Open Access Week website

Open Access resources by SPARC

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)'s explanation of open access. Visit sparc.arl.org for the resources.

Open Access Overview by Peter Suber

Peter Suber is a widely known name of the open access movement. Read Peter Suber’s article on open access.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and languages. Visit DOAJ webpage.

Understanding Open Access in the Academic Environment: A Guide for Authors

This guide aims to introduce academic authors to the principles, benefits, and implementation of open access. Read the full guide.

The Age of Open Access: New Paradigm for Universities and Researchers

This is a video of a panel discussion about challenges and opportunities for universities and researchers in the digital age. Watch the video here.