Open Access publishing, where works are made freely available, often with additional reuse rights granted to the public, is an increasingly available and popular option for authors wanting to reach the broadest possible audience. However, many authors may still have questions about what open access would mean for their work and their careers.
Authors Alliance is committed to clarifying the open access landscape by providing information and assistance on those areas that remain murky. We believe open access options can be powerful tools for authors wishing to retain reuse rights and see their works made widely available. We hope our resources make clear when open access publishing makes the most sense and how authors can use it to achieve their dissemination goals.
We encourage interested authors to: