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Open Access: Books, Articles, Reports, and Blogs

Bailey, Jr., Charles W. Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2005.

———. Transforming Scholarly Publishing Through Open Access: A Bibliography. Houston, TX: Digital Scholarship, 2010.

Bjork, Bo-Christer, and David Solomon. “Open Access versus Subscription Journals: A Comparison of Scientific Impact.” BMC Medicine 10 (2012): 73.

Laakso, Michael, David Solomon, and Bo-Christe Björk. "How Subscription-Based Scholarly Journals Can Convert to Open Access: A Review of Approaches." Learned Publishing 29, no. 4 (2016): 259–269. 

Pinfield, Stephen. “Making Open Access Work: The ‘State-of-the-Art’ in Providing Open Access to Scholarly Literature.” Online Information Review 39, no. 5 (2015): 604–36. 

Schimmer, Ralf, Kai Karin Geschuhn, and Andreas Vogler. Disrupting the Subscription Journals’ Business Model for the Necessary Large-Scale Transformation to Open Access. München: Max Planck Digital Library, 2015.

Solomon, David, J. Michael Laakso, and Bo-Christer Bjork. “Converting Scholarly Journals to Open Access: A Review of Approaches and Experiences.” Cambridge, MA: Harvard Library, 2016.

Suber, Peter. Open Access. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012. 

———. Open Access Overview. (rev. 2015)

News and Blogs

Open and Shut

Scholarly Kitchen - Open Access


Statements on Open Access

Budapest Open Access Initiative (February 2002)

Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing (June 2003)

Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities (October 2003)