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Open Access Resources

The following are links to selected 'open access' web sites, publications, and resources of interest to today's managers:     Videos
  • Bentham Open Access - Over 230 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all major disciplines, e.g.science, technology, management.
  • BookBoon - An online web site providing free downloads of  eTextbooks on Management. 
  • Digital Commons Network - Open access journal articles on Business Administration, Mnagement, and Operations.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - Offering a a wide range of free, online open access journals covering the arts and sciences.
  • Google Books - Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book.
  • Library of Congress - Its collections comprise the world's most comprehensive record of American history, human creativity, and knowledge.
  • MIT OpenCourseWare - Free online courses & materials on Management.
  • OER Commons Textbooks - Information about free and open access textbooks offered through Open Education Commons (OER).
  • Scientific Research (SciRP) - Providing a selection of 'open access' journals on business and management
  • Versita Open - One of the world’s leading open access platforms, hosting full texts of nearly 200 scholarly journals.

Open Access

"By open access, we mean its immediate, free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full text of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software or use them for any other lawful purpose…”   -  See The Budapest Open Access Initiative

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.
  • Open Access Infrastrcture for Research in  Europe (OpenAIRE) - Provides support for the implementation of 'open access' in Europe.
  • Open Content Alliance - A collaborative effort of public & private sector organizations to build a permanent archive of multilingual digitized text and multimedia material.

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* Caution: Check out Beall's List of Questionable 'Open Access' Publishers.

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