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OA at CSUSB!
ScholarWorks is CSUSB's institutional repository, showcasing the university's scholarly output and publications.
Open Access Policies?
The CSU does not have a systemwide policy on Open Access. Some individual CSU campuses have policies, but CSUSB does not.
The UC system's Office of Scholarly Communication has had a policy promoting Open Access since 2013:
Search OA Content
From the University of Bielefeld in Germany, searches millions of open-access academic documents.
OATD: Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Covers thousands of freely available master's theses and dissertations.
PLOS: Public Library of Science
Large suite of fully open access journals in the sciences.
Includes archived health sciences research produced with federal grant funding, as well as fully open-access journals.
Google Scholar covers much free content, including institutional repositories, but also includes content behind paywalls.
OA Journals vs. Predatory Publishers
Author Rights: Using the SPARC Author Addendum
Part of Open Access includes retention of author's rights, usually signed away in traditional journal publishing agreements. Use SPARC's contract addendum to keep your rights to re-use!
Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving. Find out if your publisher supports posting in institutional repositories!