Open Access Resources

The University of North Texas (UNT) has taken an active role in promoting Open Access initiatives. This page provides information and links to the many services related to Open Access that are sponsored by the UNT Libraries as well as national and international Open Access initiatives.

UNT Libraries Services

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UNT Scholarly Works

UNT Scholarly Works serves as the University of North Texas institutional repository, bringing together the research and scholarship of our university community.

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UNT Data Repository

The UNT Data Repository is a central archive to provide long-term preservation and access to the research data of the UNT scholarly community.

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Scholarly Communications Services

Scholarly Communications services provide assistance with copyright, licensing, author rights, and access as well as specialized questions.

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Scholarly Open Access E-Journal Support

The Scholarly Open Access E-Journal Support service will provide hosting and consultation support to the UNT departments and faculty who are interested in producing their own online open access scholarly journal.

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Digital Scholarship Co-Operative

The Digital Scholarship Co-Operative fosters creative development and use of digital resources for research, teaching, and learning across disciplines and offers data management plan support, programming and events, and resource coordination.

National and International Initiatives

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Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI)

COAPI brings together represenatives from North Ameriacan universities with established faculty open access policies and those in the process of developing such policies. It was formed to share information and experiences and to illuminate opportunities for moving faculty-led open access forward at member institutions and advocating for open access nationally and internationally.

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Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

SPARC is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication.

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Budapest Open Access Initiatives

The Budapest Open Access Initiative is an international effort to make research articles in all academic fields freely available on the internet.

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International Open Access Week

International Open Access Week is a global event, now in its 6th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.

Open Access Publishing Policies

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SHERPA/RoMEO

This website provides a searchable database with summaries of permissions that are normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement.

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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the conent.