Open Access and Scholarly Communication:
Open Access Overview
An introduction to open access for those new to the concept, written by Peter Suber, Director of the Harvard Open Access Project.
Budapest Open Access Initiative
An initiative that arose from an Open Society Institute (OSI) meeting in Budapest, December 1-2, 2001. A statement of principle, strategy, and commitment signed by researchers, universities, laboratories, libraries, foundations, journals, publishers, learned societies, and kindred open-access initiatives. The site hosts a discussion list, FAQs, and other resources.
SPARC (Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition) on Open Access
Links and resources for pursuing open access publication or advocating for open access to the academic community, granting agencies, and government bodies.
Effect of Open Access on Citation Impact
A bibliography of studies on the effect of open access and downloads ('hits') on citation impact.
ROARMAP (Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies)
A database of open access policies worldwide, including institutional, funder, and proposed mandates. Search by name, country, or policy type, and read policy details.
RUcore, the Rutgers institutional repository
The Rutgers Community Repository, housing digital research and educational materials created and used by the University community and its strategic collaborators. Find faculty and departmental publications, primary source materials, and electronic theses and dissertations, or deposit your own scholarly publications.
RUresearch Data Portal in RUcore
The data portal into RUcore; a place for Rutgers researchers to share their research data with the global scholarly community, along with resulting publications and other contextual material such as codebooks, lab notes, images, and software. Visit the portal to receive guidance for the NSF data management grant requirement, and other assistance and advice.