Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access is the needed modern update for the communication of research that fully utilizes the Internet for what it was originally built to do—accelerate research. (Defined by SPARC*)
The guide is a jumping off point for open access resources and there are many more. Ask Jodi for assistance as needed!
Myths about Open Access (UMN Libraries)