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Open Access Publishing at the University of Notre Dame


Open access (OA) publishing is more than access to scholarly content. It indicates the degree to which that work can be reused and shared, and addresses the intellectual property questions related to that content.

The "HowOpenIsIT? Open Access Guide provides a summary of OA terminology and concepts. It can be used as a reference when evaluating individual journal policies related to access, reuse, sharing, and copyright questions. To download the complete guide, click on the link above, or on the graphic shown below.

How Open Is It Guide