Tools & Resources

CUNY Academic Works
CUNY’s open access institutional repository

Open Access Publishing
A great introduction to open access publishing issues and strategies on the Commons wiki.

Open Access Directory
Find an abundance of information about open access.

Open Access Week
This international advocacy event for open access publishing is held in October every year.

Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)
Learn about negotiating to keep copyright of academic works, publishing open access journals, and more.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Find open access journals in all subjects & languages.

Creative Commons
Learn more about Creative Commons Licenses, which allow a “some rights reserved” approach to copyright—within which content can be copied, distributed, edited, remixed, and built upon, all within the boundaries of copyright law.

Find out what permissions different journal publishers grant their authors.