Open Access Journals
Directory of Open Access Journals – (Library University of Lund, Sweden)
Register of Open Access Journals worldwide, brows able by Journal titles
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of
life sciences journal literature. Access to PMC is free and unrestricted.
Promoting free access to medical journals
BioMed Central is committed to its policy of providing free, full text access to all
original research papers published in any of its 80+ online journals covering all areas
of biology and medicine, and any journals that will be added over. The MPS has an
institutional membership for its authors publishing in one of BioMed Central Journals.
Public Library of Science
The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed
to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Open Access Journal Business Guides
Guide to Business Planning for Converting a Subscription-based Journal to Open Access v3 (Last Update: February 3, 2004);
Guide to Business Planning for Launching a New Open Access Journal v2;
Model Business Plan: A Supplemental Guide for Open Access Journal Developers & Publishers
SPARC is an alliance of universities, research libraries, and organizations built as a constructive response to market
dysfunctions in the scholarly communication system.
Budapest Open Access Initiative
This initiative was created in connection with the Soros Foundation at a meeting in Budapest in December 2001 to
accelerate progress in the international effort to make research articles in all academic fields freely available on the Internet.
The Open Archives Initiative
The Open Archives Initiative develops and promotes interoperability standards that aim to facilitate
the efficient dissemination of content.
Open Access News
Read more about Open Access and the Max Planck Society
Last changed: 17 November 2006