Open access/External Links
- Please sort and annotate in a user-friendly manner and consider archiving the URLs behind the links you provide. See also related web sources.
- Open Access Overview — an introduction by Peter Suber on the major aspects of the topic, with lots of links to more detailed information
Open access news
- Open Access Tracking Project — a social bookmarking initiative dedicated to nearly real-time coverage of open access new and developments
- Precursor: Open Access News
- Timeline of the Open Access Movement — a detailed list of the major steps that have been taken since 1966 to open up access to the scholarly literature
- Chelsea Wald (2010). "Scientists Embrace Openness". Science Careers (2010-04-09). DOI:10.1126/science.caredit.a1000036. Research Blogging.
- Provides an introductory overview of Open notebook science, focused on its practitioners. Covers the possibility of being scooped and exposes the benefits of open research in most of its variants: open science, open data, open access, open source.
- A lively discussion of the article is here, which broadens the subject to a comparison of open research and open journalism. Participants: The author, her editor, scientists, educators and patient advocates.
- Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association
- First Author - Open access: scientific publishing in the developing world; featured article
- metacollab.net - an open access collaborative research project focusing on collaboration.
- Beyond Open Access: Open Discourse, the next great equalizer, Retrovirology 2006, 3:55
- Bioinformatics Organization: The Open-Access Institute
- American Scientist Open Access Forum
- Budapest Open Access Initiative
- The Berlin Declaration on open access.
- An Open Letter to the U.S. Congress Signed by 25 Nobel Prize Winners (August 26, 2004) in support of a bill requiring all research funded by the National Institutes of Health to be published in an open access form
- Call for freely available Science (BBC News 20 July 2004), Scientific Publications: Free for all? (The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee - Tenth Report, 7 July 2004)
- In Oldenburg's Long Shadow: Librarians, Research Scientists, Publishers, and the Control of Scientific Publishing
- The Nine Flavours of Open Access Scholarly Publishing
- Berlin 3 Open Access Policy Recommendation
- Open Access Archivangelism: Maximizing Research Impact by Maximizing Research Access
- OA Librarian
- Discussion List on Open Access topics for STM Journal Editors
- Israel Scholar Works digital archive of Science literature
- Canadian librarian leads worldwide digital revolt for free knowledge
- Open Access Bibliography
- Why aren't scientific journals free on the web? - a good crowd-sourced discussion of this seemingly simple question on Hacker News, bringing up most of the major arguments for and against open access