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Open Access(OA) describes the online, free public access to scholarly literature. Until
very recently this has been only available to the reader through subscriptions or
affiliation with an institution that pays subscription fees. Open Access changes all of
that by providing immediate, free, global access to scholarly works.
Information for authors about their copyright related to open sharing and working with
publishers for better dissemination of their work.
Go to Author Rights.
For a list of Open Access discounts and publishing support for the Purdue community:
Go to OA Publishing.
In-depth description of the benefits of open access - benefits to the individual scholars who
choose to share his/her work, as well as to Purdue, the citizens of Indiana and globally.
Information for authors on data management planning and data publishing.
Go to Research Data.