Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals

This selective bibliography provides an overview of open access concepts, and it presents over 1,300 books, conference papers (including some digital video presentations), debates, editorials, e-prints, journal and magazine articles, news articles, technical reports, and other printed and electronic sources. It covers the following open access topics: general works, research studies, open access statements, copyright arrangements for self-archiving and use, copyright ownership and rights, economic issues, e-prints, disciplinary archives, institutional archives and repositories, the open archives initiative and OAI-PMH, conventional publisher perspectives, government inquires and legislation, and open access arrangements for developing countries. (Published by the Association of Research Libraries and Digital Scholarship.)

In Library Resources and Technical Services, Mary Aycock said:

Those wishing to learn more about the open access movement would be well served by turning to Bailey's Open Access Bibliography. . . .This title is a major contribution to the study of the open access movement in general, as well as its emergence in the early twenty-first century.

In Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Ann Jensen said:

This is an excellent resource for its extensive background documentation of the open access arguments and issues.

In Current Cites, Roy Tennant said:

Available both online and in print from the Association of Research Libraries, this thorough and authoritative bibliography will serve as the seminal bibliographic source for this movement. . . . Anyone interested in the Open Access movement will likely find this contribution to the effort to be an instant classic.


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