Open Access at Saint Mary's College

A guide for Saint Mary's College faculty and administration on Open Access (OA), including definition of OA, OA publishing options, and ways in which the library can help.

OA Resources

Saint Mary's College of California's Library has the following list of resources for the SMC community interested in Open Access

Creative Commons Licenses

The Creative Commons licenses allows individuals and institutions to give access to their material in a standardized, simplified manner.

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

This directory indexes Open Access journals that are high quality and peer-reviewed.

Open Access Week

Open Access week is a website that offers resources and information for celebrating OA. Open Access week is held in the third week of October and is an international event.

PLOS (Public Library of Science)

PLOS is a non-profit Open Access publisher.

SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)

SPARC offers helpful resources for scholarly publishing and is dedicated to "making Open the default for research and education."

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.