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Open Access Publishing

An overview of OA, including government and publisher policies, resources, and key issues pertaining to scholarly publishing and Tulane

What are OA Repositories

Open Repository: An open repository as internet-based storage and access service for researchers.

Preprint: A preprint is a scholarly piece of writing that is at some stage prior to publication in a journal. It may be a piece that has not yet been submitted for peer review. As some journals do not allow preprints to be made publicly available, it is important to review a journal's preprint policy.

Post-print: A post-print is a scholarly piece of writing that has gone through the peer review process and has had revisions made. Read your author's agreement closely to determine whether you may upload your post-print to an open access repository.

General Repositories

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Publishers Policies and Repositories or Open Access

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