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We asked authors, colleagues and associates for their favourite reading about open access. Here's what we came up with.
The academic, economic and societal impacts of Open Access: an evid... Weighing up the evidence, looking to a future of Open Research
How Open Access Could Help Address the Zika Virus Outbreak Real world benefits of open access research.
New University Presses in the UK: Accessing a Mission How a new wave of open access university presses has appeared in the UK.
Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology and the Future of the .... Open access, peer review and the future.
Radical Open Access Conference Introduction Thinking radically about open access.
Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future Open Library of Humanities founder Martin Eve's book
And some basics for newcomers to OA.
Open access: a briefing paper by Alma Swan is a short introduction, useful to anyone new to OA.
The impact of making research openly available is described in Open access impact: a briefing paper for researchers, universities ....
An introductory video on OA is available at: PhD Comics. Although aimed at scientists, it is relevant to all disciplines.