2017 Open Access Week

As a part of Open Access Week (October 23-27, 2017), the Baylor Libraries will host an event celebrating the Open Access Week theme "Open in order to ____." Faculty and students are invited to learn more about the use of large data sets in digital scholarship, open access publishing and much more!


What is Open Access Week?

According to the official website, Open Access Week "is an opportunity to broaden awareness and understanding of Open Access to research, including access policies from all types of research funders, within the international higher education community and the general public." Visit the official Open Access website for additional information.

Additional Resources

Open Access Week
ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit
Bibliography of Open Access
Creative Commons
Directory of Open Access Journals
Federal Research Public Access Act - FRPAA
Income Models for Supporting Open Access
Open Access 101
Open Access Overview (Peter Suber)
Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook - OASIS
Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association
Right to Research Coalition