Open Access Resources

UNT has taken an active role in promoting Open Access initiatives. This page provides information about services provided by the UNT Libraries.

UNT Libraries Services

Open Access Glossary

The open access (OA) movement is part of the broader "open knowledge" or "open content" movement that covers open source software, open data from government or researchers, and open access scholarship. This guide includes some terms that relate to open access scholarship in particular.

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.

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.

Copyright Advisory Services

Copyright Advisory Services provides assistance with copyright, author rights, licensing, and other intellectual property issues.

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Scholarly Publishing Services

The UNT Libraries Scholarly Publishing Services offer:


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Open Access Guide

This guide provides an overview of the Open Access movement, links to resources on OA publishing, a list of publishers providing discounts to UNT authors for OA publisher fees, and other initiatives beyond UNT.