History of open access

From Peter Suber
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Nobody has yet written a comprehensive history of open access (OA). I don't plan to. But I've written much over the years that will help anyone who wants to study or write up parts of that history. Here are some of those pieces.

Newsletter (2001-2013)

Open Access News (2002-2010)

Open Access Directory (2008-present)

Open Access Tracking Project (2009-present)

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How you can help

  • As you find relevant items, add them the lists at the Open Access Directory, including the Timeline.
  • As you find relevant items, tag them for the Open Access Tracking Project. This means becoming a tagger.
  • Use the OATP to support your own research on OA, and to help others do their research on OA.