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Subject Guide for Open Access

General Information | Directories & Repositories | Organizations | Statements & Mandates | Open Access at CU

General Information

Directories & Repositories

  • ArXiv.org

    Contains over 500,000 e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, statistics, and non-linear science. Maintained by Cornell University.

  • BioMedCentral

    An open access publisher of over 200 peer-reviewed biomedical journals.

  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

    Provides access to free, full-text, peer-reviewed articles from over 4,000 journals.

  • E-Print Network (U.S. Department of Energy)

    Provides access to numerous repositories in life sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics, physics, and other disciplines relevant to the Department of Energy.

  • OAIster

    A union catalog of academic digital resources. Includes over 23 million text, image, audio, and video records.

  • Open Access Directory

    Wiki that includes directories of open access sources and discussion.

  • OpenDOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories

    Provides a listing of academic open access repositories.

  • PubMed Central

    National Institutes of Health’s publicly accessible repository of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

  • Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)

    Listing of hundreds of repositories, both domestic and international.

  • ROARMAP (Registry of Open Access Repository Material Archiving Policies)

    Tracks the growth of institutional self-archiving policies.

  • Scirus

    Index of over 350 million open access journal articles, e-prints, technical reports and other material from science-related webpages, databases, courseware sites, and repositories.

  • Sherpa-Juliet

    Directory of Research Funders’ Open Access Policies


Statements & Mandates

Open Access at CU