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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 2023

Open for Community

October 23 – 29, 2023

Open Access Week 2023 is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems.

Events, workshops and more

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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