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The State University of New York at FredoniaReed Library

Open Education Toolkit

Open Access

"Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access is the needed modern update for the communication of research that fully utilizes the Internet for what it was originally built to do—accelerate research." Source:

SUNY Board of Trustees Open Access Policies and System Repository Resolution

Open Access Publishing

There are a number of options to open up your work: publish in an Open Access journal or book platform; archive published articles, post-prints, preprints, monographs, conference papers, dissertations, theses, honors projects, or other creative works in the SUNY Open Access Repository (SOAR); or consider paying processing charges to a publisher, when possible, to remove article access restrictions.

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