The following are links
to selected 'open access' web sites, resources, publications, and more: Videos
- Academic Earth - Providing the opportunity to earn a world-class education by offering
free online classes and online learning tools.
- Bentham Open Access - Over 230 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all major disciplines of
science, technology, and more.
- Community College 'Open' Textbooks - Peer reviewed free and open textbooks for use in community college courses.
- Digital Commons Network - Open access journal articles on Business Administration, Mnagement, and Operations.
- Directory of Open
Access Journals (DOAJ) - A directory of a wide range of freely available, online Open Access Journals covering the arts and sciences.
- Encyclopedia of Life - Providing free and 'open access' to knowledge about life on Earth.
- Google Books - Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book.
- OER Commons Textbooks - Information about open textbooks offered through Open Education Commons (OER).
- Open Journal Systems - An journal management and publishing system developed as part of the Public Knowledge Project.
- Open Publish - An open source platform designed specifically for the online news industry.
- O'Reilly Open Books - Publishers of quite a few Open Books--books with various forms of "open" copyright--over the years.
- Project Gutenburg - Offering over 33,000 free eBooks that can be downloaded.
- Versita Open - One of the world’s leading Open Access platforms, hosting full texts of nearly 200 scholarly journals.
Open Access Organizations
- Connexions - A virtual environment for collaboratively
developing, freely sharing, and rapidly publishing
scholarly content on the Web.
- Creative Commons - Helping people to share knowledge, research, and educational materials with others around the world.
- EIFL Open Access - A global network of national library consortia advocating open access to knowledge for education & research purposes.
- Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) - Supporting new communication models that expand the dissemination of
scholarly research and reduce financial pressures on libraries.