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
Funding agencies and Open Access
Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) and Tri-Agency policies
Support for Open Access publishing at Concordia
Spectrum, choosing journals, article-processing charges, memberships, discounts and authors' rights
Finding Open Access content
Search engines, repositories and directories