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Open Access / Scholarly Publishing Resources

General Sources

Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication. National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
http://nnlm.gov/rsdd/ejournals/

Scholarly Communication: Issues for Health Sciences Libraries in Clinical Settings. National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
http://nnlm.gov/rsdd/ejournals/nonacad.html

Association of Research Libraries Create Change Initiative
http://www.createchange.org/index.html

Scholarly Communications Issues. Medical Library Association.
http://www.mlanet.org/resources/publish/

Open Access Now. BioMed Central.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/openaccess

SPARC Open Access Newsletter. The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition.
http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/

Open Access Publishers

Directory of Open Access Journals
http://www.doaj.org

BioMed Central
http://www.biomedcentral.com

PLoS. Public Library of Science.
http://www.plos.org

Support for Open Access

Budapest Open Access Initiative
http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/

Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing
http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/bethesda.htm

IFLA Supports Open Access Movement. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.
http://archive.ifla.org/V/press/oa240204.html

Medical Library Association Statement on Open Access
http://www.mlanet.org/government/info_access/openaccess_statement.html

The Alliance for Taxpayer Access
http://www.taxpayeraccess.org

Wellcome Trust
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/About-us/Policy/Spotlight-issues/Open-access/index.htm

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statement on Sharing Research Data
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-03-032.html

NIH Policy on Enhancing Public Access to Archived Publications Resulting from NIH-Funded Research (policy revised on Jan. 11, 2008)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-05-022.html

NIH Public Access
http://publicaccess.nih.gov/

NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) system
http://www.nihms.nih.gov/

Research Councils of the United Kingdom Updated Position Statement on Access to Research Outputs
http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/documents/documents/2006statement.pdf PDF document

Scholarly Society/Association Viewpoints

Society for Scholarly Publishing
http://www.sspnet.org/

Studies of Scientific Research Publishing

The Facts About Open Access. Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers.
http://www.alpsp.org/Ebusiness/ProductCatalog/Product.aspx?ID=47

Profiles of Major Media Groups
http://ketupa.net

Impact Factors

The Impact of Open Access Journals (Thompson ISI)
http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/m/pdfs/openaccesscitations2.pdf PDF document

2006 Impact Factors for PLoS Journals. Public Library of Science.
http://www.plos.org/cms/node/233

PubMed Central

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/

Institutional Repository Services

BioMed Central Open Repository
http://www.biomedcentral.com/libraries/openrepository

Digital Commons
http://digitalcommons.bepress.com/

Data Harvesting

OAIster
http://www.oclc.org/oaister.en.html

Open Archives Initiative
http://www.openarchives.org/

Copyright & Intellectual Property

SHERPA
http://www.sherpa.ac.uk

Creative Commons
http://creativecommons.org/about/

Discussion List

LIBLICENSE-L Discussion List
http://liblicense.crl.edu/

This webliography is based on significant work done by Mary Ryan, Director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library.