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.
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