Scholarly Communication

More Information

The internet is the source for much more information about scholarly communication and the open access movement.  Individual papers and briefs exist which you can find by searching the web.  Below are resources from the U.S. that act as web compilations of more information.

 

Digital Image Collections

Many institutions have begun the process of creating digital image collections.  These collections are accessible to all and contain a variety of historical or artistic documents.  Here are a few examples of digital image collections available:

 

Open Access Resources (Journals & DB)

The following sites are examples of open access resources available to everyone. 

Humanities

  • Directory of Open Access Journals -An online directory containing thousands of peer reviewed open access journals.
  • Project Gutenberg -Ebooks free for use in the United States because of expired copyright.
  • OpenDOAR - An online directory of open access repositories for many forms of scholarship
  • Smithsonian Institute -America national educational facility.  Contains an assortment of articles and images.
  • Sound Ideas -- Puget Sound Institutional Repository

   Sciences

  • arxiv -A digital repository of science and technology articles.
  • BioMed Central BMC http://www.biomedcentral.com/
  • Directory of Open Access Journals -An online directory containing thousands of peer reviewed open access journals.
  • OpenDOAR - An online directory of open access repositories for many forms of scholarship
  • National Institute of Health -A federal agency created for supporting scholarly medical research.
  • National Science Foundation -A federal organization responsible for providing funding for science and engineering research.
  • Public Library of Science -A directory of open access information provided by an organization of scientists and medical professionals.
  • Sound Ideas - Puget Sound Institutional Repository

 Social Sciences