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Open Access Publishing: Introduction


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This guide has been developed as a general overview of the resources, information, and issues pertaining to Open Access (OA) publishing. For Open Educational Resources (OER) topic, see our OER-specific guide:

This guide is primarily intended as a resource for UFV faculty and staff, and is not to be considered a comprehensive treatment of OA topics, but rather a starting point from which you can begin or continue your research according to your information needs.

Find an Open Access Article

Is there an open access copy of an article available? Try this open access search tool:

Open Access Explained (in video)

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UFV Library Supports for Open Access

Through its licensing agreements, the UFV Library supports open access publishing, including Article Processing Fee (APC) discounts and other financial mechanisms. More information:

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