Open Access Resources IV
Open Access Week is over, but here are a few additional resources:
Bailey, Charles W. Jr. Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals, 2005. Covering 1999 through 2004, this bibliography lists over 1,300 items (books, conference papers, debates, editorials, e-prints, journal and magazine articles, news articles, technical reports, and other print and online resources). Links are provided to sources that are freely available. Access is provided by a table of contents, author and title indexes, and a search engine. This bibliography is the basis for the Bibliography of Open Access, available on the Simmons College OAD wiki.
Bailey, Charles W. Jr. Open Access Journals Bibliography, version 1, 2010. This bibliography includes mostly scholarly journal articles and books from 1999 to the present. Links to freely available items are included. A table of contents and a search engine provide access.
OAD [Open Access Directory]. Hosted by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, the OAD is a compendium of open access information in wiki format. It includes acronyms, blogs, disciplinary repositories, discussion forums, free journal management software, educational materials, guides for publishers, institutions that support OA, speaker’s bureau, statements by learned societies, videos, and volunteer opportunities.
SHERPA/RoMEO. The SHERPA/RoMEO Website is useful for finding publisher policies on the self-archiving of journal articles on the Web and in open access repositories.
Suber, Peter. SPARC Open Access Newsletter. “The purpose of Suber’s newsletter is share news and analysis of the open access movement, and to explore how the Web is transforming scholarly research and publication. It is free of charge and free of unnecessary licensing restrictions.“