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Where can I get a list of open access journals?
Link to SHERPA/RoMEO site
Q: Which publishers support open access?
A: Use the SHERPA / RoMEO community site to search journals by title for this information.
What happens to my rights?
Link to SPARC Author Addendum
Q: What happens to my rights to use my content?
A: When you sign a publishing agreement you are entering into a legal contract with the publisher or distributor of your work. The terms in the contract define who owns the content.
Consider “licensing your work”.
Seek to retain rights for yourself, such as the ability to deposit a copy of your work into Purdue's repository (ePUBs), rather than signing all rights over.
Open Access from PhD Comic
What is "open access?" check out this link to an 8 minute cartoon from PhD (Piled Higher and Deeper) Comics to see an explanatory video of open access. Learning can be fun!
Purdue Libraries support open access by providing a place where faculty and researchers can deposit their papers so other can read them. It's called ePubs.
Even if you published in non-open access journals, you may be able to submit your articles to ePUB. Many publishers allow authors to submit the last submitted version of their paper in a university repository.