Aims to accelerate progress in the international effort to make research articles in all academic fields freely available on the Internet.
A statement issued in Havana on April 27, 2001, by the participants in the Second Regional Coordination Meeting of the Virtual Health Library and the Fifth Regional Congress on Health Sciences Information. One of the strongest public statements in support of open access archives philosophy.
An initiative aiming to construct a digital medium 'as a unified response to our health situation, facilitating wide access to information for the permanent improvement of health of the people'.
Dedicated to the freeing of the refereed research literature online through author/institution self-archiving. Provides free (GNU) software for self-archiving.
How and why to free the refereed research literature online through author/institution self-archiving, now - a manifesto by Stevan Harnad.
(FOS) News and discussion on the migration of print scholarship to the internet and efforts to make it available to readers free of charge. Newsletter, forum, FAQ and a comprehensive directory on electronic archives.
An internet discussion about scientific and scholarly journals and their future.
How to free access to scientific literature: papers by one of the leaders of the open archives initiative.
Comprehensive guide to the terminology, acronyms, initiatives, standards, technologies, and players in the free online scholarship initiative.
A resource for faculty and librarian action to reclaim scholarly communication. Main issues concern subscription prices for scholarly journals and help for journals willing to find publishing options better suited to their academic missions.