Open Access Week October 22-28, 2012

Open access means “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.” –The Budapest Open Access Initiative

Benefits of open access include:

  • accelerated research
  • increased research impact

-The Association of Research Libraries

Open access resources at the Health Sciences Library include:

Also see the Directory of Open Access Journals

Open Access Week October 22-28, 2012