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Open Access Publishing


Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID):

ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher. You can connect your iD with your professional information — affiliations, grants, publications, peer review, and more.


Sherpa Juliet

Sherpa Juliet is a searchable database and single focal point of up-to-date information concerning research funders' policies and their requirements on open access, publication and data archiving.



Created by SPARC in conjunction with PLOS and the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), the HowOpenIsIt? Open Access Guide standardizes Open Access terminology in an easily understandable, comprehensive resource.

How Can I Share It?

How Can I Share It?

Helps you get the most out of scholarly sharing. Find relevant information and practical tools to ensure your articles can be shared with your colleagues quickly and easily.

How to Make Your Own Work Open Access

How to make your own work open access

Harvard University guide to getting started with Open Access.

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