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UT Open Access Memberships

Lib Guide outlining the OA initiatives and memberships that UT Libraries participates in.


How to use this guide.

This guide is designed to assist UT students, instructors, and scholars in navigating the open access programs and memberships in which UT Libraries participates. You can find information about our priorities for participating in OA programs or memberships through our policy document.  Any questions about specific programs should be directed to Colleen Lyon, Head of Scholarly Communications.

If you would like more information about Open Access more generally, please see our OA LibGuide.

What is Open Access?

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) defines Open Access (OA) as the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. 


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About this Guide

This guide was initially compiled in 2017 by Carrie Cruce, Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Texas Libraries and graduate student in the School of Information.

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