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California State University, Fullerton

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Open Access

A guide to Open Access principles, publishing, and related CSU Fullerton initiatives.

What is Open Access?

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"Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions." -- Open Access Overview.

Learn More About Open Access

A one-minute video introduction to the concept of open access in universities.

What is open access? Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of open access publishing and explain just what it's all about.

Video length: 8:24

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Open Access Myths Debunked

Megan Wagner created the Open Access Myths Debunked infographic below for Open Access Week 2016 here at Cal State Fullerton. A full transcription of the Open Access Myths Debunked Infographic is also available. If you are interested in the sources behind these facts and statistics, there is a Open Access Myths Debunked Infographic bibliography.

Open Access Myths Debunked Infographic

Guide Authorship and Copyright Permissions

Creative Commons CC-BY License This LibGuide by Mark Bilby is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) International License.