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Open Access

Open-access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder.

—Peter Suber, A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access

Open Access Week 2022

Open for Climate Justice

October 24 – 30, 2022

Open Access Week 2022 is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around how open can be a means for climate justice.

Event, workshop and project

Call for submissions

Open Access logo on top of polluting factories

Funding agencies and Open Access

Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) and Tri-Agency policies

More about funding policies >

Support for Open Access publishing at Concordia

Spectrum, choosing journals, article-processing charges, memberships, discounts and authors' rights

Find the right support >

Finding Open Access content

Search engines, repositories and directories

Where to find OA content >

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