Open Access refers to free, immediate online access to published research. This evolution in scholarly publishing is transforming how research and inquiry are conducted.
Library Support for Open Access
Publicly accessible online archive showcasing and preserving the Brock community’s scholarly output as well as items from the Library’s Special Collections and Archives
The Library has made $15,000 available to assist researchers who want their work published in an Open Access journal. Article-processing fees are also discounted/covered for publishers including MDPI, Hindawi, Open Library of the Humanities, SAGE, and NRC Press.
The Library supports several Open Access, peer-reviewed scholarly journals
The James A. Gibson Library has led campus celebrations of Open Access Week since 2010 to raise awareness about Open Access
Brock University librarians strive to share their scholarship openly by depositing their work in the Brock Digital Repository, publishing in Open Access journals and advocating for open publishing in their work as editors, reviewers and authors.